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Day: <span>December 11, 2020</span>

American Leadership Has a New Look

View From HereBy David Mark Greaves Biden’s AdministrationAn unintended consequence of the Trump presidency is bringing into focus how important presidential leadership and appointments are. In fulfilling his promise to have an administration reflective of the diversity of the nation, President-elect Joe Biden is surrounding himself with the proverbial “Best and the Brightest” from across […]readmore

Three Women, Six Shoulders, One Purpose

Offering Grace to those Facing End-of-Life in the Age of Covid In the midst of unprecedented personal, national and global oppression, suffering and death, how do we process loss to maintain hopeful connections?That was one of the hard questions, grief counselors considered during a discussion on the topic of End-of-Life in the Age of Covid […]readmore

Brooklyn Attorney Indicted for Real Estate Fraud in Connection With

Scheme Targeted Homes in Foreclosure in Bedford-Stuyvesant, East New York and Flatbush; Defendant Allegedly Collected Over $600,000 in Rent Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez today announced that a suspended Brooklyn attorney has been arraigned on an indictment in which he is charged with stealing the deeds to eight properties in foreclosure worth a total of $7.8 […]readmore

Attorney General James Charges Bronx Man for Sex Trafficking Children

Joint Investigation Led by AG’s Organized Crime Task Force and NYPD’s Human Trafficking Team Marks First Time AG Has Charged Newly Enacted Crime BRONX – Attorney General Letitia James today announced the arrest of Paul Alexander, 57, of the Bronx, a Level 3 Sex Offender, for sex trafficking children throughout New York City. Alexander’s arrest […]readmore

Brownsville Continues Fight Against Environmental Racism

The Black and Brown communities have been under attack by the forces of environmental voices for many years. Residents and housing development tenements sounded the alarm about lead and sanitation issues for years, even though their cries fell on primarily deaf ears.Now, the issues are trending nationally, but the spotlight still tends to miss the […]readmore

Permanent Home For BNS Under Construction at 1921 Atlantic Avenue

The Brooklyn Neighborhood Services non-profit organization will have a new and permanent home in 2023 at 1921 Atlantic Avenue.And it’s well-deserved.BNS, a HUD-certified organization, stands on a solid nearly 30-year foundation of consistent good work and service to Brooklyn. Residents, families, youth seeking the resources to stabilize their lives and neighborhood, found them at BNS’ […]readmore

CBJC to Pay Tribute to Randy Weston, Sunday, December 13…and

On the final day of its 10-day of One Brooklyn Jazz Festival’s “music odyssey,” the Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium pays tribute to the Brooklyn Jazz Hall of Fame’s great pianist, composer and humanitarian Randy Weston (April 6, 1926 – September 1, 2018) virtually and through live music, this Sunday, December 13.Weston got his start in […]readmore

Kwanzaa Fest 2020: Rising in Principle

Asase Yaa Cultural Arts Foundation in partnership with Weeksville Heritage Center are presenting  Kwanzaa Fest 2020: Rising in Principle on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 6pm, held virtually. This marks the second year of the holiday collaboration, with this year’s first presentation as a virtual festival event!  Featured artists include Asase Yaa Youth Ensemble, Brooklyn United Marching Band, Forces of […]readmore