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Brownsville - East New York

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Charles Barron, Magnolia Tree Earth Center, 500 Men Making a Difference

Assemblymember Barron Gives Final Black History Month Lesson in Bed-Stuy

If there's one thing Assemblymember Charles Barron never has done-- and likely never will do- is censor his views, insights ...
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Brooklyn D.A. Announces New ‘Cold Case’ Unit

Last week, the Kings County District Attorney's office announced the arrest of a suspect in the murder of 19-year-old Brooklyn ...
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Global Warming Weekend Events Guide

The weekend is here! But have no fear, as I've got a few event recommendations to make it all worthwhile ...
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#NotMyPresident’s Day Weekend Update

President's Day is coming up and hence it's a long weekend, since this Monday is a legal holiday. And as ...
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Nine Brooklyn Residents Indicted for $94,000 Check Forgery Scheme

Acting Brooklyn D.A. Eric Gonzalez on Thursday announced that nine alleged gang members and their associates have been arrested and ...
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Sen. Hamilton Declares His Office Will be ‘Sanctuary Senate District’ for Immigrants

On Wednesday, State Senator Jesse Hamilton announced his office would serve as an official Sanctuary Senate District during the tenure ...
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At State of the City Address, Jobs, Fixing City’s ‘Affordability Crisis’ Becomes Focus

Economic Equality was the overarching theme at New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's State of the City Address on ...
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Here’s Your Formative List of Where to Spend Valentine’s Day in Brooklyn!

Valentine's Day is a week away and-- love it or hate it-- you undoubtedly will begin to feel something as ...
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Why Zarah’s Not a Killer: A Perspective From Her Middle School Teacher

Everyone failed Zarah Coombs and her late 4-year-old son, Zamair: The oppressive dominant culture that she and her son did ...
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New Clinic in Brownsville Opens to Assist Those Suffering in Silence from Mental Illness

Last Friday, Institute For Community Living, held an open house to introduce the community to its latest center in Brownsville, ...
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Your Exclusive Anti- ‘Alternative Facts’ Weekend

Here comes the weekend, whether you like it or... wait, it's the weekend and everybody likes the weekend! And I'm ...
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Following Kalief Browder Tragedy, Sen. Hamilton Pushes for Age Increase in Criminal Responsibility

Following the tragic story of New Yorker Kalief Browder – the teen who spent years in jail at Rikers Island ...
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