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Uninsured New Yorkers Can Still Sign up for Health Care with GetCoveredNYC

Qualifying New Yorkers are still eligible to enroll in affordable health care throughout the year; the city is hosting free ...
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Saheed Vassell Vigil, BK Reader

Brooklyn NAACP, Ampry-Samuel to Hold Community Meeting in Wake of Shooting of Saheed Vassell

Saturday's meeting aims to provide space for the community to "channel their anger into building the infrastructure needed to combat ...
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Writer’s Panel Answers to ‘A Call for Healing’ at the National Black Writers Conference

Three authors tackled tough questions about the responsibility to heal their readers through their work. What role do writers play ...
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Photos: Black Literature Lovers Gather at the National Black Writers Conference

Last week’s snowstorm delayed some of the events planned for the 14th Annual National Black Writers Conference at Medgar Evers ...
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Congresswoman Clarke, FDNY Deputy Chief Boyd to be Honored for Their Pioneering Leadership

During Healthfirst’s annual Women’s History Celebration, Congresswoman Clarke and Deputy Chief Boyd will be recognized for their community service and ...
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Cumbo, Mosley Host Resource Fair for Summer Internships, Jobs, Camps for Central Brooklyn Youth

The Youth Resource Fair welcomed more than 50 city agencies, nonprofit and cultural organizations to provide participants with seasonal and ...
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Dinner and a Play? Weeksville Launches New Series ‘Architects of Pride’

Weeksville Heritage Center's new theater series offers cultural performances with themed dinner experiences. First up: Keith Adkin's play about NYC's ...
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Kids Become Science Superheroes During Spring Break at ‘Camp Wakanda!’

Wish you could send your child to Wakanda for spring break? Crown Heights-based Camp Wakanda, with its STEAM-focused fun, may ...
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Brooklyn DA Launches Program to Get Low-Level Drug Offenders Treatment Instead of Jail Time

There were 251 overdose fatalities in Brooklyn during 2017, according to NYPD data; over 700 people annually are expected to ...
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Study: Bed-Stuy, Crown Heights Listed Among the Nation’s Most Gentrified Areas

Bedford-Stuyvesant's/Crown Heights's 11216 ZIP code has seen the biggest spike, as the median home value rose a dramatic 194 percent ...
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Bklyn Library Seeks Bed-Stuy, Crown Heights Creatives for Artist-in-Residence Program

The four- to ten-week program offers residencies to six to eight local artists from Bedford Stuyvesant and Crown Heights and includes ...
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Photos: Brooklyn NonProfits Celebrated for Their Commitment to Racial Equity and Social Justice in the Borough

Five organizations were awarded $100,000 each for demonstrating creativity and impact in addressing critical challenges in the borough Brooklyn Community ...
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