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When Petronia Atkins, 70, became a ward of New York City, she thought that the harsh reality of eviction and hunger would cease to...

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  The American Composers Orchestra (ACO) celebrated its 40th Anniversary Season with four parables, and inaugurated a new partnership between ACO and Symphony Space.  As...

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Rome Neal began his entertainment journey as an actor, but has received numerous awards and accolades for acting and directing.  His directing talents have...

Immigrant-activists in 24-hours of New York “City of Refugee” Protests

A speaker today, Elizabeth Arjok South Sudanese refugee, model and actress. She fled South Sudan at seven years old and waited five years to...

Talking Mental Health for Black History With Mayor De Blasio and First Lady McCray...

I attended a Black History Month event today hosted by Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray at the American Museum of...

African Antiquities LIVE!

During Black History Month, experiencing the rare African art exhibit “Brooklyn is Africa: A Borough of Inclusion; A Continent of Invention” is a must...

Street Talk: From “Trump Will Destroy Our Schools” to “Trump Will Create Jobs”

  This week's “Street Talk!” question is: “Do you think President Donald Trump’s proposed policies will have any effect on your life?” A semi-retired educator who...

Roy Innis, Freedom Fighter Who Later Embraced Conservatives, Dies at 82

Roy Innis, long time Board chairperson of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), made his transition on January 8, at the age of 82. A...

Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project Celebrates 20 Years

The Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project (WSP) will celebrate 20 years of struggle in the heart of the financial sector. It's annual economic summit...

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“Antigone” From Ferguson to Brownsville

  The Howard Playground in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn was the scene for “Antigone in Ferguson," a dramatic reading of Sophocles’ 2,500-year-old  Greek tragedy. ...

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