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Day: <span>August 17, 2018</span>

Antioch Baptist Church Celebrates God’s Centennial: 100 Years of Rising,

Antioch Baptist Church, a strong beacon in the neighborhood of North Brooklyn and beyond, launched year-long celebration of its Centennial milestone with praise, grace, music, song, dance and jubilance. The Rev. Dr. Robert M. Waterman, pastor of Antioch (ABC) since 2001, gave honor to God and recognized the solid foundations established by his predecessors: the […]Read More

Strong Roots: Antioch Celebrates 100

Antioch Baptist Church (ABC), founded by Reverend Moses Prophet Paylor in 1918,  has been an anchor for the black community for a century.  Crossing its threshold have walked luminaries of Civil Rights history: The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., The Reverend Ralph Abernathy, Congressman Adam Clayton Powel, Jr.; Julian Bond, Rosa Parks and Congresswoman […]Read More

Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul,” Passes at 76

  From around the world come reactions to the passing of Aretha Franklin at 76.  She gave us a soundtrack that runs through our lives and lifted us up whenever we heard it.  And even when she’s gone, her vibrations will stay with us, raising our spirits for the rest of our lives.  What a […]Read More

What’s Going On

OMAROSA, THE DON & 2018 Hell hath no fury like a Black woman scorned, especially one whose name is Omarosa Manigault-Newman, the media-savvy, former reality TV star, Ph.D. candidate and heretofore, a good friend of President Trump. The only Black working in the Trump White House as his liaison to the Black community, Omarosa was […]Read More

Walter White: NAACP Spy on Lynchers & KKK

Ron Stallworth is becoming a known entity across the nation as buzz builds for Black Klansman, Spike Lee’s film based on an incredible chapter of his true-life story.  In the film we see Stallworth conceiving and directing an undercover sting operation aimed at undermining the activities of the Colorado chapter of the Ku Klux Klan.   But before […]Read More

Community Calendar

Friday, August 17 5:00PM – Honoring Marcus Garvey March and Rally in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Bklyn Join us at Nostrand Ave. and Fulton St. (Harriet Tubman Blvd) to rally, march and take to the streets of Harriet Tubman Blvd. (Fulton Street) down to Marcus Garvey Blvd. under the banner of Marcus Garvey. To turn these streets into […]Read More

Marcus Garvey Matters

A brief overview of African-American History as taught in our public schools currently would read off something like this: slavery, civil rights, Obama. The amazing breadth of our history in America has been reduced to mere murmurs and hearsay, things your Nana might tell you about or things you might happen to read in one […]Read More

Why Omarosa is Invited to My Cookout

A farmer, on a cold winter’s evening, happened upon a snake freezing in the grass. With consideration in his heart, the farmer picked the snake up and carried it home to sit next to him near the fire. As the snake sat with the farmer near the fire, he began to feel better. As soon […]Read More