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Olympian John Carlos Stays His Course

In 1968 Olympians Tommy Smith and John Carlos took their belief in Black Power and understanding of oppression, to the winner’s podium of the 400 meters race, and raised their fists in an image that is burned in history. In the 52 years since, Carlos has maintained his vision of African Americans realizing their destiny […]Read More

NYC Death Toll Spikes 110% in 36 Hours; Cuomo Blasts

What to Know New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are on “pause,” shutting down all non-essential businesses and enacting new density control measures; NJ says day care centers can only stay open if they care solely for essential workers’ children As of Wednesday, more than 38,000 people in the three states had tested positive for […]Read More

Community Calendar

(@ home edition) Friday, March 20th Sam Gilliam: Watercolors PACE Gallery Online Viewing Room thru 3/28. Acclaimed 86-year old artist Sam Gilliam’s much-anticipated watercolor show is at Manhattan’s Pace Gallery as scheduled, but the gallery is closed. A lyrical abstractionist, Gilliam is among the major innovators who proved that abstract art could be made relevant […]Read More

1948 Olympian Herbert Douglas Has His Say

Herbert Douglas Jr. My name is Herbert Douglas Jr. I’m a native of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, but I now live in Philadelphia and I’m interviewing with who? David Mark Greaves, Our Time Press: You were scheduled to attend the African American Heritage event in Philly that was canceled. What were you most looking forward to? HDJ: […]Read More

Coronavirus Surges in North Brooklyn

Hasidim Ignore CDC Public Warnings By Cate Corcoran www.brownstoner.com Despite a ban on gatherings of nearly any size and calls for social distancing, Hasidic schools continued to operate Tuesday and weddings proceeded as usual. A Brownstoner reader who lives in West Midwood said as he was driving to the airport he saw drop-offs and school […]Read More

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 […]Read More

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 […]Read More