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Day: <span>February 24, 2017</span>

Ron Edmonds 113 Students Sharpen Their Dr. King Voices

Submitted by Margo McKenzie, Founder of giftofletters.com Ten contestants competed in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Contest at the Ronald Edmonds Learning Center 113 in Fort Greene on Thursday, February 15, 2017. Principal Ms. D. Daughtry welcomed an enthusiastic, expectant audience of students, teachers and parents after which sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders wielded their […]readmore

WHAT’S GOING ON: WEEK AT A GLANCE

By Victoria Horsford It was 28 days into the Trump Presidency and he dominated (on and off the record) talks at the NYS Black and Puerto Rican Caucus in Albany weekend. That is what all media accounts report about covering the caucus. Who can make sense of Trump’s draconian executive orders, his twisted vision of […]readmore

Bed-Stuy/Brownsville Student Homelessness: Council Candidates Discuss Solutions

By Liz Leighton Two of the leading candidates for the upcoming vacant 41st District City Council seat weighed in yesterday on one of the district’s biggest issues – how to deal with Bed-Stuy and Brownsville housing the 3rd– and 4th-largest population citywide of homeless public school students. The issue was highlighted this week when the […]readmore