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Day: <span>April 30, 2020</span>

From the Desk of Eric Adams

April 29, 2020 Friends, We will continue to keep you up to date with our emails on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to greatly impact and surround our communities.As we continue to navigate COVID-19, we are doing everything we can to support our first-responders and frontline workers.We need your help, Brooklyn, […]readmore

My Top 5 Black Poets on Food By Sylvia Wong

As we head into May yearning for morsels of hope, remnants of peace, writer Sylvia Wong Lewis offers a nod to the month of April. And a salute to her favorite poets for the gifts of spiritual nourishment they share with us. (BG) It’s still April and National Poetry Month! For hungry, quarantined readers who […]readmore

To Be, or not To Be… Outside? That is the

While in quarantine, I have continued more or less to maintain the level of physical activity that my body is used to, mainly the running. I’m treating this time as I would if things were normal. The Brooklyn Half Marathon would’ve been happening on Saturday May 16th, and so my running schedule has been based […]readmore

What’s Going On

COVID-19: APRIL 2020Deadly Spring The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) just added 6 new signs associated with COVID-19:HeadachesSore ThroatShaking with ChillsMuscle PainLoss of TasteLoss of smell US Governors like Andrew Cuomo, New York; Phil Murphy, New Jersey; Gavin Newsom, California, are reviewing their Executive Orders about lockdowns; social distancing and essential work places are in […]readmore

2020 Census: Get Counted!

In these Pandemic times, you must not forget to shape your future. Where You Are CountedThe goal of the 2020 Census is a complete and accurate count of everyone living in the United States and its five territories. You should count yourself at the place where you are living and sleeping most of the time […]readmore

Beloved Pastor Gwen Dingle, 70, Makes her Transition

The family, church family, and friends of Sr. Pastor Gwendolyn H. Dingle of the Pentecostal House of Prayer Church in Bedford-Stuyvesant mourn the recent passing of a beloved community contributor. Noted for her warmth and kindness, the pioneering Brooklyn native, daughter of the late Bishop Luther and Shepherd Mother Georgia Dingle, was raised in her […]readmore

COVID-19:We Weren’t Ready for This, Will We Be Ready for

Above image:People pick up food at a food bank distribution site at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn on April 24, 2020. More than 60,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the United States while debates are heightening over reopening the country’s economy, severely battered by the virus. Over a million cases have been reported in […]readmore