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Day: <span>March 13, 2020</span>

Women’s History Month: B.Smith

Barbara Elaine Smith, the legendary B. Smith, passed away on February 22, 2020 at age 71. She was the epitome of the “everywoman” — an American restaurateur, model, author, businesswoman, television host. She was self-made, self-honed. I was not shocked when I heard the news. I was aware she had been suffering from the early […]readmore

Why the Whole is Greater than the Sum of its

I want to tell you a story about family, about struggle, about the decisions that adults make and the lives that are forever altered as a result. It’s a story about the Black experience, the American experience, the effect of socioeconomics and oppression on the lives of regular folk. It is the story of Glen […]readmore

Community Calendar

*NOTE: Due to the health crisis, check with venues to see if events are cancelled. Friday, March 13th Pay It Off Walk-in Office of Child Support Services Center, 330 Jay St., 12th Fl. This limited-time program might help lower the amount you owe in child support. Offered until March 16th, Pay It Off doubles the […]readmore

What’s Going On

What’s Going On By Victoria Horsford CORONAVIRUS Dr. Cheryl Smith delivered a coronavirus presentation at the Manhattan Community Board 10 general meeting last week. Presentation included color slides and charts and abstracted facts about how viruses develop and migrate. More importantly, the info was highly accessible. Her research sources include www.cdc.gov/coronavirus and www.nyc.gov/health/coronavirus. Visit www1.nyc.gov/html/mancb10 […]readmore

World Health Organization (WHO) declares coronavirus pandemic

Director general says his organization is ‘deeply concerned … by alarming levels of inaction’ The world is now in the grip of a coronavirus pandemic, the director general of the World Health Organization has said, as he expressed deep concern about “alarming levels of inaction” in the fight against the spread of the disease. In the past […]readmore

One Brooklyn Health System Prepares

LaRay Brown, President and CEO of One Brooklyn Health System, composed of Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center, Interfaith Medical Center and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. Our local hospitals are the frontline of defense against the spread of COVID-19, the coronavirus. We asked Ms. Brown what is One Brooklyn Health System doing to deal with this […]readmore