NY Post Abuses Child in an Attempt to Smear School

Last week, the New York Post published two articles and two editorials about a child who had complaints about the school she attended, Paul Robeson High School. The Post quoted 15-year-old Alisha Strawder as saying if she “could burn down this school and get away with it,” she would. Alisha readily admitted she hardly goes […]Read More

MacDonough Street Update,Department of Buildings: "Stay Granted Through March 3"

Markowitz: Lauds Partnerships that Preserve Neighborhoods Late yesterday afternoon, the Department of Buildings officially reported that “The stay on demolition has been extended to Wednesday, March 3. DOB has reviewed and approved plans to shore 329 and 331 McDonough Street to further stabilize them. Work to carry out these plans has commenced. The buildings are […]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