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Day: <span>May 31, 2012</span>

Vets Honored at Bed-Stuy Memorial Day Parade and Unveiling

Brooklyn’s first Bedford-Stuyvesant Memorial Day Parade began with a ceremony under the tent at Restoration Plaza and then proceeded up Marcy and culminated with an unveiling of the Veteran’s Memorial in front of the Black Veterans for Social Justice building on Willoughby Street. In the preceding ceremony, Herbert Sweat, Chairman of the Board of the […]Read More

Bloomberg Administration Silent on Projected Center Closings

  Nine days after shots were allegedly fired at police from the rooftop of the Louis Armstrong Houses, five cops suffered minor injuries when bleach was poured on them from one of the development’s windows on Memorial Day.   Meanwhile, the Bloomberg Administration’s press office did not respond to several phone calls and e-mails concerning […]Read More

On the Right Track by Diane Dixon: My Virtual Olympic

My candid chat with Olympic Gold Medalist Natasha Hastings (2008 Olympic Gold Medalist on 4×400 Meter Relay) is called a virtual interview in this Part I conversation to let the readers visualize her journey to the London 2012 Olympics and to see a personal side of her. The questions are in no order of events. […]Read More