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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

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

Brooklyn History Matters – Weeksville & Magnolia

Borough’s Early Progenitors of Village Matters Saturday, January 28 marks the 40th Anniversary of an historic benefit event for two organizations founded by African-Americans in Brooklyn. On that day in 1977, The Society for the Preservation of Weeksville and Bedford-Stuyvesant History, plus the Magnolia Tree Earth Center of Bedford-Stuyvesant were the beneficiaries of a fundraising concert by Pete Seeger, […]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

Fedrecia M. Hartley, Bedford-Stuyvesant's Artful Home

 Bedford-Stuyvesant’s Artful Home: When Fedrecia Hartley purchased her property several years ago she fulfilled three dreams: brownstone ownership in her Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood; the establishment of a home for exhibiting artists’ works, including her own; and creation of creative art opportunities for community building and empowerment.   Hartley is the Director of Zion Gallery and President […]Read More