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Day: <span>March 6, 2020</span>

Influential Woman Olanike Alabi:

Making All the Right Connections  District Leader Olanike Alabi, State Committee Member for the 57th Assembly District, has remolded her role into inspiring community empowerment through key relationship-building.  Her online news calendar feeds important information on local movers and shakers to community media. Over 10 years, she’s sponsored numerous town hall meetings, and a toy drive […]readmore

East New York in Crisis As City Officials Sell NYCHA

Which May Lead to High-Speed Gentrification and Displacement of Residents Op-Ed By James Lewis, Jr. EASTNEWYORKNEWS It looks like gentrification in East New York might happen faster than we thought. It was recently reported in Crain’s and The Real Deal that New York City officials are handing management of NYCHA over to private developers for $1.5 billion. […]readmore

Barron Speaks on Black Power: Part 3

David Greaves: Our Time Press We get ads where they say, “80% of our AMI,” et cetera. You mean, the local council person can say to a developer in like, Fort Greene, Clinton Hill… “You want 80%, we understand that; but no, you can’t have it?” Assemblymember Charles Barron: That’s it exactly. That’s why I’m […]readmore

Billie Holiday Theatre Announces Return of Fourth 50in50 with Letters to

The Billie Holiday Theatre is proud to announce the cast for the fourth monologue showcase of its popular series – 50in50: Letters to Our Sons. In response to MacArthur “Genius” Dominique Morisseau’s curatorial statement, “50 original monologues” – selected from hundreds of submissions from women of African descent from across the globe – will be […]readmore

Community Calendar

Friday, March 6th Ghanaian-American Heritage Celebration 2020 Brooklyn Borough Hall Ceremonial Courtroom, 209 Joralemon St., 5-8pm, FREE. Ghanaian-Americans and people who’d like to join in celebrating them are invited to join in the festivities at Boro Hall. The evening is hosted by Brooklyn Borough President and the Hon. Eric Adams, Consul General of Ghana in […]readmore

What’s Going On

March is Women’s History Month. March also hosts March Madness, Super Tuesday and other Democratic primaries; Daylight Saving Time 3/8; St. Patrick’s Day 3/17; and the vernal equinox, aka the first day of Spring 3/20 US PRESIDENCY 2020 What a difference the SC Democratic Presidential Primary made on February 29! Joe Biden got the much-needed […]readmore

Wash Your Hands Immediately After Touching These 10 Things

Emily DiNuzzo, Reader’s Digest Washing your hands is a given if you want to avoid germs—but it’s especially important after touching these microbe magnets. Handwashing works Washing your hands is essential to good hygiene, stopping germs in their tracks. Washing your hands limits the transfer of bacteria, viruses and other germs, according to the Mayo Clinic. […]readmore