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Tag: Community

HOPE, BK Reader, homeless outreach

HOPE– Making New York’s Homeless Population Count

Today, New York City is conducting its annual homeless outreach population estimate. An unidentified homeless man, center, and Jennifer Sherry communicate using sign language at the man's encampment in Tompkins Square Park, Monday, Dec. 21, 2015 ...

Kwanzaa, Imani, seventh principle, faith, BK Reader, community, community building, Frantz Fanon

Celebrating the Seventh Day of Kwanzaa: Imani!

Imani, faith, is the profound belief in and commitment to all that is of value to us as a family, community, people and culture. Imani (faith) is the seventh and final principle of Kwanzaa, observed on January 1. On the ...

Kuumba, Kwanzaa, BK Reader, creativity, community

Celebrating the Sixth Day of Kwanzaa: Kuumba!

Kuumba is the commitment to being creative within the context of the national community vocation of restoring the people to their traditional greatness. December 31: Kuumba On the sixth day of Kwanzaa observers honor the sixth principle which is Kuumba ...

The Black Lady Theatre’s Restoration

In the pioneer spirit of barn-raising, The Black Lady Theatre at 750 Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn is being renovated. Leading the extensive rehabilitation are Clarence Jr. 2X and Omar Hardy, the father and son team who dedicate themselves to realizing ...

Brooklyn Blues

Krystal: Yako, I know you've been around the world enough to be able to relate to different types of communities. You can probably relate to this -- when it comes to the direct relationship to the communities we all live ...

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