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CENTRAL BROOKLYN JAZZ CONSORTIUM’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY

While Juneteenth was celebrated across the land, Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium combined Juneteenth, their 20th anniversary, and Black Music Month by hosting a ceremony...

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Throws His Hat in the 2021 Race for Mayor

On Thursday, May 9th, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams kicked off his race for City Hall and for the office of Mayor.  Surrounded by...

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MAY DAY 2019

(Editor's note:District Council 37, New York's largest public sector union will be one of the organizations participating in this evening's May Day celebrations.  They...

THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: NYC REVOLT AGAINST SLAVERY

(Editor's Note: No print or online publication can summarize every important historical event.  History happens every day and is made by regular people, not...

WHY NO “PI” ON OUR CHILDREN’S ACADEMIC PLATES?

Today is a day dedicated to the celebration of PI. Not blueberry, sweet potato, or key lime PIE - we're writing about the mathematical...

TRAILBLAZERS SALUTED DURING AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH

L to R: Ralph McDaniels, Scott M. Stringer, Shaun D. Francois I, Timyiaka R. Noel, Rev. Elaine Flake.   Celebrating African American History Month, New York...

OUR CHILDREN: GIFTED, TALENTED, EXCLUDED

THIS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018 will be the last day for parents/caregivers to file applications for the public school GIFTED & TALENTED PROGRAMS.  If...

LAST MINUTE JOBS FOR ELECTION DAY POLL WORKERS

The New York City Board of Elections has a small number of open temp positions for election day poll workers.  Additional positions are open...

PUBLIC SCHOOL TEST RESULTS: “FLATLINED” SCORES AND FLATLINED FUTURES FOR OUR YOUTH

New York City's scores on state-wide standardized tests continued to show unacceptable performance...by the education bureaucracy, complacent parents, and distracted elected officials. The victims in...

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