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Containment Measures In Effect Local To Global As Coronavirus Rages

 Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams joined with The Brooklyn Hospital Center’s President and CEO Gary Terrinoni, health care workers, and elected leaders to unveil a new on-site tent facility to pre-screen patients who believe they have contracted novel coronavirus and to determine if they need to be tested for the sickness. The facility, which will […]Read More

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 […]Read More

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 […]Read More

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 […]Read More

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. […]Read More

Jeffries: As Trump Admin. Attempts to Dismantle ACA and Underfund

WASHINGTON – This week, Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Vice Chair Katherine Clark (D-MA) [far right] held the House Democratic Leadership’s weekly press conference where they outlined steps that Congress is taking to keep all Americans protected from the Coronavirus. They were joined by Rep. Kim Schrier (D-WA) [left], a pediatrician and the only female doctor in Congress, […]Read More

Center for Disease Control Coronavirus Disease Situation Summary

This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance. Background CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and which has now been detected in […]Read More

“Hold On… Change Is Coming”

Jeffries Defiant & Optimistic In State of District Address By Kimari Clarke U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brownsville, Canarsie, East New York, Ocean Hill, East Flatbush, Bergen Beach, Gerritsen Beach, Marine Park, Mill Basin, Clinton Hill, Fort Greene, Brighton Beach, Coney Island) last night vowed to lower drug costs, crush gentrification and defeat the intolerance that has been plaguing the nation at […]Read More