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Day: <span>April 29, 2016</span>

Medgar Evers Community Council Annual Spring Luncheon

Community Council for Medgar Evers 2016 Annual Spring Luncheon for Scholarship and Leadership will be held at Medgar Evers College Science Building Atrium Cafeteria. The council serves as an advisory body to the president and college through community support with fundraising and forums. The council started in 1980 and has provided more than $250,000 in […]Read More

Person of Interest’ in 2006 murder of Brooklyn honors student

by Mary Murphy, www.PIX11.com BROOKLYN — The family of 16-year-old Chanel Petro-Nixon — an honors student who was found strangled in a garbage bag on a Brooklyn sidewalk in June 2006 — was in seclusion Friday after learning the main “person of interest” in her murder, Veron Primus, has now been charged with killing another […]Read More

Race Relations and Collaboration Between Asian American and African American

  New York, NY-After NYPD Officer Peter Liang was convicted of second degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Akai Gurley, Asian American and African American communities responded in different ways. The Asian American Business Development Center and One Hundred Black Men came together and organized a panel of community, civic and political leaders to […]Read More

He Gave Music from the Heart and More

By Bernice Elizabeth Green We missed Spike’s celebration of Prince on Thursday, April 21, the day of his untimely death. Spike put the word out in the afternoon of the day of his death, and within hours the world knew, and it appeared the world showed up in Fort Greene to pay homage. The block […]Read More

Call and Response in Downtown Brooklyn: Communicators Sending Loud Message

By Bernice Elizabeth Green (Text and Photos) In this digital world, you would not expect a Fortune 500 company to be attuned to old-school forms of communication. But the djembe, cowbells, horns, chants, with the voices of mothers and children at the Verizon building located at Flatbush Ext./Fulton Intersection are sending a message from striking […]Read More