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Crown Heights Jews & Blacks Celebrate Unity

By Kimari Clarke     African-American and Jewish residents of Crown Heights yesterday came together in Brower Park on Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place to celebrate and promote unity in the neighborhood. The event, the 4th Annual “One Crown Heights Neighborhood” Festival, saw families enjoying a day of food, games, portrait painting and community networking. City Council Majority […]Read More

Young Black Men Hit Hardest in Recession

Community Service Society Report Only one in four young black men in New York City has a job, according to a report released by the Community Service Society of New York. The report, “Unemployment in New York City During the Recession and Early Recovery: Young Black Men Hit the Hardest,” illustrates that some demographic groups […]Read More

Questions raised about New York Supermarket chain’s hiring practices

By Eric M. Deadwiley, February 23, 2011 The Food Bazaar Supermarkets have been a local staple in the Bedford-Stuyvesant/Williamsburg sections of Brooklyn for many years now. Every week around Thursday or Friday, supermarket flyers are left at the doors of all the local residents notifying us of the “Sales” the supermarkets are promoting for the […]Read More

FREEDOM PARTY IGNITES MOVEMENT

African-American Issues Brings Together Hundreds at Convention Freedom Party Hosts First Statewide Convention Several hundred from around the state packed the historic Siloam Presbyterian Church to ratify Council member Charles Barron as the Freedom Party’s candidate for governor. Barron named Eva Doyle as his running mate for Lieutenant Governor. Mrs. Doyle is a longtime activist, […]Read More

A Chairman’s Uplifting Homegoing

It was standing room only in the uppermost region of the Riverside Church for the homegoing service of Percy Ellis Sutton.  Giving the Personal Tribute, Reverend Jesse Jackson said, “The tallest tree in our forest has fallen,” calling Sutton an authentic Renaissance Man.  He spoke of how  “The Chairman” had stood with Malcolm X, Martin […]Read More