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Day: <span>May 12, 2018</span>

Community Calendar

Sat, May 12th “I LOVE ???” Bailey’s Café 2 PM to 5 PM 324 Malcolm X BLVD. BK Adm: FREE The Fulton Art Fair presents a show of art work centered around the theme “I LOVE ???” Featuring Brooklyn artists we know and love with some lovely surprises!   Ahmed Abdullah’s Diaspora Sistas’ Place 456 […]readmore

View From Here

“How long oh Lord, how long?” This lament heard through the ages cries out anew from the Lynching Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama and echoes back from the food pantries, the shelters, the walls of prison cells and from the masses is the moan of always living on the edge. 228 years to go. That’s the […]readmore

The FIZ-ard of Oz

We are now just about 2 rounds complete in the NBA Playoffs, an intense platform where next month we will crown an NBA Champion. Unfortunately, for the New York Knicks, they have not made a playoff appearance since the 2012-13 campaign. Since then, they have had two other head coaches who were unable to get […]readmore

PS 23 – Carter G. Woodson Elementary School Celebrates Earth

  On April 20th, DOE Earth Day, students from PS 23’s 4th-grade classes planted a Royal Star Magnolia tree donated to the school by the Magnolia Tree Earth Center.  The tree was planted just outside of Heaven’s Gate Community Garden on Hart Street between Tompkins and Throop Avenues.   The students worked together to uproot […]readmore

Kanye West, Donald Glover and the correct way to send

Kanye West is crazy. Not in a “crazy like a fox” way. No, he’s crazy in a “cut off your nose to spite your face” way. In his Gemini-centered quest to be the deepest mind in the room, Kanye has said and has done things that have created more questions and concerns than answers. Wearing […]readmore

Winning Participatory Budgeting Projects Across Brooklyn Are Announced

  Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams announced on Tuesday the impact of his $1 million capital budget investment in Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) of participatory budgeting (PB), a democratic process in which local residents directly decide how to spend part of a public budget, which increased the number of community-driven projects funded in council […]readmore

Iyanla Vanzant at Boys and Girls High School Complex

Iyanla Vanzant was called to Brooklyn on Tuesday, May 8th. She arrived and delivered, galvanizing minds and uplifting spirits at the Boys And Girls High building in Bedford Stuyvesant. The author, spiritual teacher, life coach and TV personality was asked by old friend Stan Kinard, community liaison for the school, because some students were having […]readmore