Brooklyn Loses an Education & Cultural Warrior

Stan’s Going Home Services:   Sunday April 14, 2019: Viewing 4-7pm Woodard Funeral Home, 1 Troy Avenue(off Fulton), Brooklyn, NY   Monday April 15, 2019: Procession Gathering 2:30pm at Boys& Girls HS, 1700 Fulton St Bklyn Procession starts @ 3:00pm: Walk the body with drumming to Bethany Baptist Church 460 Marcus Garvey Blvd Viewing 4:00pm-5:30pm The […]Read More

On Gentrification: Property Heist of the 21st Century

To the Editor: Gentrification is a weapon that has always been used by rogue rat racketeers.  The Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines gentrification as being “a process of renewal of deteriorating areas accompanied by the influx of the middle-class people and the mass displacement of the poorer residents out”.  The definition in itself suggests that there is […]Read More

Business Spotlight on We Define IT

By Akosua K. Albritton Osayande Angaza is CEO and Lead Consultant for We Define IT, a managed technology services organization that started operations in 2007. It is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY and has clients located throughout the United States, Canada, Bermuda and Jamaica. The customer base includes schools, churches, law firms and households. The business […]Read More

Reel Sisters 20th Anniversary Closes in Harlem with Films Dedicated

 Special Screening on the Life of Brooklyn Activist Jane Lee Weatherspoon will premiere at AMC Magic Johnson 9  Harlem, NY – Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series will close its 20th Anniversary season with a selection of films celebrating the spirit of activism, empowerment and spirituality as a testament to the […]Read More

Oldies But Goodies Dance Party to Raise Funds for Magnolia

On Friday, May 19th 2017 hundreds of Brooklyn community members will celebrate legacy and dance the night away at the Brooklyn Masonic Temple for Magnolia Tree Earth Center’s Spring “Oldies But Goodies” Fundraising Dance Party.  Founded 45 years ago by Mrs. Hattie Carthan, Magnolia Tree Earth Center continues to evolve into an epicenter for learning, […]Read More

Local Activists Cause TD Bank to be Closed on Martin

After pressure from Rev. Taharka Robinson and the Bedford-Stuyveant Anti-Violence Coalition, TD Bank has changed its holiday policy and will be closed on MLK’s Birthday. “Almost a year ago, we demonstrated here to tell TD Bank they had to honor Dr. King. And now they will be closing their doors at 1,400 locations from Maine […]Read More

FALL USHERS IN THE TWELFTH ANNUAL BED-STUY ALIVE! CELEBRATION –

Brooklyn NY (September 16, 2016) –  The Bed-Stuy Alive! Collective is proud to present the 12TH Annual Bed-Stuy Alive! celebration, scheduled to begin on Saturday, October 8th, and span several weeks of exciting happenings throughout the community.. “We are pleased to be a part of this event, which will showcase our great businesses, restaurants, artists, […]Read More