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Two Trees Grow in Brooklyn, Thanks to The Tenacity of

The exhibit identifies four areas of Brooklyn, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Red Hook, Greenpoint and Prospect Park, as examples of the tenacity of Brooklynites in sustaining the borough’s natural landmarks. BPL is in discussions with Rice about a talk next month on the evolving green/environmental revolution since the days of Magnolia founder Hattie Carthan (1901-1984) and Silent Spring […]Read More

NYC Dems: Killing of Soleimani was “Reckless” and “Dangerous”

By Bernadette DeVito, Kings County Politics To the dismay of Democrats across the nation, Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was killed by a U.S. airstrike ordered by President Donald Trump. The White House claimed on Twitter that the strike was carried out to protect Americans in the Middle East, asserting: “The U.S. military has taken decisive defensive action to […]Read More

Community Calendar

Saturday, January 4thTAMA Children Holiday Art Crawl Along Tompkins Avenue thru Jan 18th FREE. Art work done by students in P.S 305 is displayed in area store windows and shop interiors. Display hours vary based on business location hours. Call to inquire. Participating stores are the Bush Doctor Juice Bar, Warude, Etta Salon, Radical Women, […]Read More

Climate crisis: 11,000 scientists warn of ‘untold suffering’

By Damian Carrington, Environmental Editor, The Guardian The world’s people face “untold suffering due to the climate crisis” unless there are major transformations to global society, according to a stark warning from more than 11,000 scientists. “We declare clearly and unequivocally that planet Earth is facing a climate emergency,” it states. “To secure a sustainable […]Read More

Counting on the Census

2020 Vision on the Census Is Crucial for Our Communities Mayor de Blasio announced last month that more than 150 organizations are awardees of the $19 million NYC Complete Count Fund. Serving New Yorkers in over 80 languages, they represent the city’s geographic and demographic diversity and include organizations ranging from social service to arts […]Read More

Possible Mass Grave from 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Found by

By Doha Madani Experts at the University of Oklahoma believe they have found a possible mass grave site from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre at a city cemetery, although they are unsure how many bodies are underneath. Geophysical scanning identified two spots at the Oaklawn Cemetery that might bear bodies of those killed in the […]Read More

Rep. Clarke’s Statement on Need for Trump Impeachment

Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) made the following statement about her views on impeachment of President Trump after yesterday afternoon’s Caucus meeting: “With Donald Trump in office our democracy remains at stake. It is unconstitutional and completely unacceptable for this President to contact foreign governments in an attempt to tarnish Presidential candidates to interfere with […]Read More