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Day: <span>March 22, 2019</span>

Brenda Brunson-Bey: Fabulous Is Her Business!

    By Maitefa Angaza      Brenda Brunson-Bey, fashion design artist extraordinaire, regularly turns heads in Brooklyn, a place where you can see any variety of fabulous on a given day. But Bey’s brand of fabulous is several steps beyond. A native of Georgia, she’s been in Brooklyn for decades, building a solid business with […]readmore

Cultural Caravan TV Airs Celebration of Action-Oriented Women

  Here’s an opportunity for OTP readers to catch a richly inspiring program they may not have been able to attend. On Sunday March 24th from 3-7pm, Louis Dente’s award-winning Cultural Caravan TV and Online Series will broadcast its recent Women’s History Month celebration titled, “Establishing Our Role in 2019 and Beyond: No More Talk […]readmore

The Sugar Hill Supper Club: How Sweet it Still is

Eddie Freeman started what’s now the Sugar Hill Restaurant and Supper Club at DeKalb and Nostrand Avenues in Brooklyn. Eddie settled with an aunt in Bedford-Stuyvesant when he migrated from North Carolina, got his start driving gypsy cabs and working in factories. Eventually, he opened a small bar/club and today, 39 years later, the Sugar Hill Restaurant […]readmore

The Strength of a Woman, Part One

Thinker’s Notebook By Marlon Rice     I’m going to tell you a story. It is the most powerful and captivating story I’ve heard so far this year. And, I didn’t just hear it. I was there for it; via text, through phone calls, and in person. I saw this story unfold before my very eyes, […]readmore

YOUTH SYMPOSIUM “Mission Possible: A Safe Space for Our Youth”.

  On Saturday, March 15th the sophisticated ladies of Eta Nu Sigma Brooklyn and Queens Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and New York State Senator Kevin Parker hosted the sorority’s annual Youth Symposium – “Mission Possible: A Safe Space for Our Youth” at Thomas S. Murphy Clubhouse Madison Square Boys and Girls […]readmore

Lewis Legacy Women, Architects of “All-Star Code,” Building Opportunities for

Dream Builders … All-Star Code, an innovative program giving young men of color hands-on, project-based learning and a first stepping stone to college and eventual tech entrepreneurship, is driven by a legacy of success – with two premier businesswomen at the steering wheel. Founded by Christina Lewis, award-winning journalist (Wall Street Journal), daughter of Loida […]readmore

PR Maven Cheryl Duncan Fights for City Arts, Advocates for

Culture Warrior … In a world where clickbait rules and art has devolved to reality television, veteran publicity maven Cheryl L. Duncan is fighting for quality cultural projects to get their time in the limelight. The culture advocate is president and CEO of Cheryl Duncan & Company, Inc., a boutique publicity firm specializing in entertainment […]readmore

Making Moves

   By Eddie Castro   With a week of the NFL free agency in the books, the Jets roster for the upcoming 2019 campaign is starting to take shape. The team’s primary goal was to put a respectable product on the field and build around their young quarterback in Sam Darnold. For the first time […]readmore