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Senator Urges Schools to Teach Kids Black History

Black History Rarely do history classes teach children of color about the cultural contributions of their forebears, but State Senator Jesse Hamilton and Assemblywoman Diana C. Richardson have proposed a bill that will require New York ...

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. The temperature will be unseasonably warm and you should pay homage to your fellow humans causing global warming-- those folks ...

Black History Is About The Future

Yako: Black History Month is coming up. When I first arrived in New York from The Netherlands some 10 years ago, I was of course not very familiar with Black History Month. Soon after my arrival, I started to work ...

By Artist Steven Mosley for the Artwalk

Black Artstory 2016 Kicks off on Myrtle Ave

Photo: Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership Central Brooklyn, it's that time of year again... February 1 is the start of Black History Month, and what better way to contextualize the experiences, contributions and stories of Brooklyn's rich culture ...

Weekend Events– SAY IT LOUD … !

It's the first weekend of Black History Month 2015, and you can say it loud ... ! There's a ton of things to do in Brooklyn, from museums to music to a J. Dilla celebration that comes with a free ...

Black Artstory Month 2015 Kicks Off on Myrtle Ave !

The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership (MARP) is proud to present the 3rd Annual Black Artstory Month, a month-long series of FREE art exhibits, performances, film screenings, and more throughout all of February in Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, and Wallabout, Brooklyn. ...

2014 Was Not My Bae

Maya & Amiri By Richard Chandler Burroughs  2014 was similar to every other year that I can remember as it had twelve months, fifty two weeks, four seasons and the NY Knicks were losers. It was ...

Black History Month at Medgar Evers College

Medgar Ever College is offering an exciting array of programs to celebrate Black History Month. This year's theme for 2014, "Reclaiming Our Ancestral Legacy Through Courage, Strength and Fortitude," is reflected in the diverse breadth of panels and forums, led ...

Average Man: ‘On Their Shoulders’

In honor of Black History Month, enjoy the latest comic strip, "On Their Shoulders" by cartoonist Manny Burgos of East New York, Brooklyn. "The north part of my neighborhood, Cypress Hills, is where numerous noted figures of Black History are ...

Blogger’s Corner: S.A.S. Ain’t Nothing To Muck With

Pretty much since the early aughts, which is Internet speak for the decade that started right after Y2K, early February has ushered in a most heinous situation. I'm not talking about the Black History Month commercials from McDonald’s that make ...

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