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Day: <span>November 19, 2011</span>

News Briefs

Rev. Daughtry condemns Sudan Refugee Camp Bombing Following North Sudan’s recent bombing of refugee camps at Yida in South Sudan, Rev. Herbert Daughtry, the founding chair of the National Religious Leaders of African Ancestry (NRLAA), demanded that North Sudan President Omar Al-Bashir be held responsible. “The problem could be resolved immediately if President Omar Al-Bashir […]Read More

Diane Dixon’s HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUND-UP 11-17-2011

The Lincoln “Railsplitters” outscored John Adams Spartans with a blowout score of 54-6! As they secure a play-off berth in Round 2 against the Thomas Jefferson “Orange Waves”, Jefferson head coach Gus stated: “They are going to play, they have had great practices, they are getting ready for the game this Saturday, November 19th at […]Read More

Neighborhood Technical Assistance Clinic (NTAC) Salutes Individuals and Local Non-Profits

On Thursday, December 1, 2011 from 6pm-9pm at the Victorian Mansion, 247 Hancock Street, Brooklyn, NY, “something special will happen in Bedford-Stuyvesant!,” says Valerie Durrah, Founder and CEO of The Neighborhood Technical Assistance Clinic (NTAC), an organization which specializes in giving individuals and groups the tools and resources that truly make things happen for the […]Read More

Another Atlantic Yards lawsuit Allegations that training program does not

Seven Central Brooklyn residents last week filed a federal lawsuit against Atlantic Yards developer Forest City Ratner (FCR) and a local nonprofit organization alleging that the job training program they participated in did not result in their getting a construction union card nor work on the Atlantic Yards site. The residents participated in a Brooklyn […]Read More

Redistricting Process and Delays Under Scrutiny by Local Groups

The process of changing boundry lines for electoral districts is a critical one and the Center for Law and Social Justice (CLSJ) has been conducting a series of forums alerting the community to upcoming actions regarding the redistricting process. Moderated by election law and voting rights specialist Judge Paul Wooten, Dr. Esmerelda Simmons and Dr. […]Read More