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Celebrate Legacy: Magnolia Tree Earth Center Honors Exceptional Role Models

Forty-five years ago Hattie Carthan, Bedford Stuyvesant resident and among the nation’s first African American community-based ecology activist, founded Magnolia Tree Earth Center of Bedford Stuyvesant., Inc. On Friday, May 19, 2017 the Board of Directors and staff of Magnolia Tree Earth Center will celebrate Ms. Carthan’s foresight and activism with a fundraising “Oldies but […]Read More

Asthma Self-Help for African-Americans

Asthma in the African-American child may be caused by things other than what is commonly suggested.  In many African-American homes sometimes we do things that others might not be doing, such as burning incense.  Incense has a flux that comes off like any burning weed or leaf and that might be causing a child to […]Read More

Magnolia Tree Earth Center's Garden Party Fundraiser

Offers Surprises and 2010 Hattie Carthan Founders Day Awards to Ten Top New Yorkers SATURDAY, JUNE 26 at the VICTORIAN MANSION in Brooklyn New York City prides itself on being ahead of the curve in the “green” movement.  But more than 40 years ago, the late visionary Hattie Carthan, Bedford Stuyvesant’s First Lady of the […]Read More