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Dinner Table Doc, Eighteen Under 18, Asha Boston, Damali Caine, Anya Modeste, Nzinga Anderson, Dalia Turner, Sierra Smith, Alyssa Breedlove, media literacy brooklyn, young women of color organizations brooklyn, girls empowerment brooklyn

Local Nonprofit Asks, ‘If We Don’t Honor Our Youth, Who Will?’

The Dinner Table Documentary recognized five young women of color ages 18 years and under for their drive and accomplishments ...
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Woodhull Hospital Hosts Teen Health Fair to Provide Local Youth with Resources and Information

The free teen health fair will provide physical exams and resources, as well as games, arts and crafts, music and ...
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The city is declaring war on the rat population in ten public housing developments across the city.

See the 10 NYCHA Developments where Mayor De Blasio has launched an ‘All-Out Offensive’ on Rat Infestation!

The city's Neighborhood Rat Reduction Plan includes dry ice treatment and full-time exterminators to aggressively combat rat infestation. The city is ...
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Attika J. Torrence, Tribeca Film Festival, Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin story, filmmaker

Filmmaker Attika J. Torrence on the Tribeca Film Festival, Trayvon Martin and the Truth About Black Films

This Bed-Stuy filmmaker says black people should be supported and involved in telling their own stories Attika J. Torrence had ...
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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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Tracy Morgan is Spreading Love the Brooklyn Way with Free Block Party in Bed-Stuy

Tracy Morgan and Angela Yee will be hosting the free block party at Marcy Playground with live music from Bobbito ...
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Beyond Veganism – Bed-Stuy Health Activists Share Their Journey to Alkaline Wellness

With food made by nature, alkaline activists Kelly Keelo and Carl Foster of A Healthy Crush are helping people activate ...
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Parents, Teachers Chime in on DOE’s Controversial Plan to Consolidate Schools in Bed-Stuy

The DOE's plan proposes to merge two public schools in Bed-Stuy and to cut rooms from a GED program, to ...
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The STEM Future is Female and Diverse, Thanks to Digital Girl Inc.’s Hackathon

With the Youth Tech Challenge, Digital Girl Inc. challenges Brooklyn kids to envision the changes they would like to see in ...
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Bed-Stuy Beauty Collective, Madam C.J. Walker, Madam C.J. Walker Leadership Awards, Beauty, Brooklyn, Beauty Industry, BID, Bed-Stuy Gateway Business Improvement District, Bed-Stuy BID

Photos: Bed-Stuy’s Madam C.J. Walker Awards Celebrate Beauty Entrepreneurs of Color

The first annual Madam C.J. Walker Leadership Awards honored dedicated local entrepreneurs for their commitment, success and leadership in Bed-Stuy’s beauty ...
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21-Year-Old Brooklynite Opens Vegan Food Spot to Make Wellness Accessible to Everyone

A full-time student, doula and now restaurateur, Francesca Chaney knows about the struggle of juggling a busy life and a ...
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opioid, BK Reader,opioid overdose, Flatbush, Bedford Stuyvesant, Fort Greene, East New York, naloxone, NYC Health + Hospitals, NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County, NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull, NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health Cumberland, NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health

NY Overdose Prevention Program: Brooklyn Hospitals to Offer Naloxone Education, Distribution

'Simply stated, increasing naloxone availability saves lives,' said Mitchell Katz, MD, president and chief executive officer of NYC Health + ...
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