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Day: <span>May 3, 2019</span>

Angela Davis, Ayanna Pressley lead rally in support of Ilhan

By Zack Budryk, The Hill Activist Angela Davis and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) joined numerous other black women activists and members of Congress in a rally Tuesday to support Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). Davis and Barbara Ransby, a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago and adviser to the Movement for Black Lives, told Democracy Now they planned the event, called Black […]Read More

THE NEW ACTIVISTS: Leaders Growing Gardens, Trees, Earth Centers and More

Urban Ecology Part II of II (continued from April 25 issue)   As cities struggle against climate change outcomes and abuses of the earth, there are organizations working to preserve and protect sanctuaries of peace – parks, backyards, farms even, and community gardens. Here in New York City, the local Brooklyn Queens Land Trust, under the […]Read More

East New York/Brownsville Forum Brings Proactive Approach to Health &

By Stephen Witt   To be forewarned is to be forearmed, and as the East New York/Brownsville communities move ahead with a $1.4 billion state investment into their communities, it should be up to them to prioritize their needs and how the capital is getting spent. That was the genesis of Saturday’s East Brooklyn Call […]Read More

WHAT’S GOING ON

By Victoria Horsford   THE WEEK IN REVIEW Gen-X trailblazer Richard Parnell Habersham sent shock waves through the Harlem business and political community last week when he announced that he was a candidate for the 13th US Congressional District, which spans Central and East Harlem, Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx.  Congressman Adriano Espaillat […]Read More

Dear John

Thinker’s Notebook By Marlon Rice             Where would Black culture be without our storytellers? The true history of our people has been fragmented and fractured across this entire planet over the span of eternity. We have no birth record, we’ve been here for as long as the sun, the moon and the stars. Our stories […]Read More

A Flowering of Spirit & Neighborhood at Annual Bed-Stuy Planting

More than 40 Block and Tenant Associations participated in the 9th Annual FlowerBed-Stuy event organized by Oma Holloway of the Bridge Street Development Corporation (BSDC) last Saturday, April 27th. The BSDC project is considered the ultimate salute to community beautification and spring cleaning, with Bedford-Stuyvesant residents of all ages joining in the work.       The event, as […]Read More

   The Year That Was

By Eddie Castro After an abysmal 2017-18 season, the Brooklyn Nets were poised to make this year a much more exciting campaign with young, developing players such as D’Angelo Russell, Caris LeVert and Rodins Kurucs, just to name a few. The team, on paper, was projected to be a much more athletic core than last […]Read More

Three money moves to make before the year ends

  By Matthew Scott In a year where many people were shocked to find out that they wouldn’t be getting a tax return, it’s more important than ever to use the money you do have to your best advantage. So if you did get a tax return or if you are looking to be more […]Read More