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Who’s Making America Greater?

  • 5th May 20175/05/17
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Great People on the Ground. The last weekend of April Earth Month, we celebrated some of the greatest: a preteen gardener and a Composter Community Activist & a Muralist, Construction Worker and a Custodial Engineer. Proof that much of America’s greatness is in unlikely places, mostly at the grassroots where life springs forth and people’s movements grow. (BG)

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Malcolm’s Struggle Documented

  • 5th May 20175/05/17
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The landmark 1964 film Malcolm X: Struggle for Freedom documentary filmed by Elbert “Sandy” Bethune (right) will be screened at the 24th New York African Film Festival this Sunday, May 7 at 4:15pm at Lincoln Center’s Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, 144 West 65th Street in Manhattan. Recently, the Jamaican filmmaker, poet, author and scholar offered a talk […]

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THE COMMUNITY COUNCIL FOR MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE HOSTS LEADERSHIP AWARDS LUNCHEON

  • 5th May 20175/05/17
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  On Saturday, April 22, 2017, the Community Council for Medgar Evers College hosted its Annual Spring Scholarship and Leadership Awards Luncheon. It was a gathering of Brooklyn’s leadership from all communities of Central Brooklyn. Leadership awardees and their   supporters from all aspects of community governance included representatives from education, law enforcement, judicial, business, ecumenical […]

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RestorationArt Inaugurates the Harry Belafonte Artist and Activist Achievement Award with First Honorees Marjorie Moon and Ruben Santiago-Hudson

  • 5th May 20175/05/17
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  The Harry Belafonte Artist and Activist Achievement Award, inaugurated by RestorationArt, will be launched this season, it was announced yesterday by Dr. Indira Etwaroo, Executive Director, the Billie Holiday Theatre and RestorationArt. The new annual awards’ 2017 honorees are two great legends of theater: Marjorie Moon, Executive Director Emeritus, Billie Holiday Theatre for over […]

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Oldies But Goodies Dance Party to Raise Funds for Magnolia Tree Earth Center

  • 4th May 20174/05/17
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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, […]

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