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Day: <span>October 5, 2018</span>

Ancestral Presence: They Came Again, By Ship

By Graham B. Weatherspoon Our historians have informed us that tens of millions of our ancestors received their burial honors at sea, creating the infamous bridge of bones at the bottom of the Atlantic. Scientists now speak of cellular memory, passed through DNA, of all animals, including humans. Sharks still travel the waters of their […]readmore

Wofford Calls for State Investigation Over City’s Taking of Properties

By Stephen Witt September 28, 2018 Editor’s Note: The following is the fifth of a KCP investigative series by reporters Kelly Mena and Stephen Witt on how New York City is taking paid-off properties from longtime small property owners, including Black and Brown seniors, and giving them to connected non-profit and for-profit developers as gentrification continues […]readmore

Cue the Handmaid

I want you to read the following conversation. It is a back-and-forth between President Donald Trump and a reporter for ABC News, Ms.Cecilia Vega. This conversation took place on Monday during a press conference on the front lawn of the White House. Trump: “She’s shocked I picked her. She’s in a state of shock.” Vega: […]readmore

Foster Care Advocates Honored During Mandela Humanitarian Awards Event at

Rob Garris, founder of the Throwaway Children Foundation, and Kevinee Gilmore, founder of #FosterCare, will be honored with a Madiba Humanitarian Award: Celebrating the Legacy of Nelson Mandela, for dedicating their lives to advocating for children in the foster care system. “Rob Garris and Kevinee Gilmore have been on the front lines fighting for supportive […]readmore

Ancestral Presence: They Came Again, By Ship

By Graham B. Weatherspoon Our historians have informed us that tens of millions of our ancestors received their burial honors at sea, creating the infamous bridge of bones at the bottom of the Atlantic. Scientists now speak of cellular memory, passed through DNA, of all animals, including humans. Sharks still travel the waters of their […]readmore

Homegrown Creatives Bring Industry-wide Attention to the Community

The Bed-Stuy/Crown Heights Film Festival The Future of Fashion at the Navy Yard Last weekend was a busy one in Central Brooklyn. Two special events, each produced and curated by lifelong members of the community, delivered shock waves of interest and excitement to the film and fashion industries. Over the course of two days inside […]readmore

Community Calendar

Friday, October 5th The Mile-Long Opera: A Biography of 7 O’clock.” Gansevoort & Washington to West 34th St., 7PM, FREE (bus leaves promptly at 5:45). ARTs East NY invites community members to ride a free chartered bus to Manhattan to enjoy a megachorus of 1,000 singers from 40 choirs perform on the High Line. They’ll […]readmore