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Kuumba, Kwanzaa, BK Reader, creativity, community

Celebrating the Sixth Day of Kwanzaa: Kuumba!

On the sixth day of Kwanzaa, celebrated on Monday, December 31, observers honor the sixth principle which is Kuumba (creativity). Kuumba is the commitment to being creative within the context of the national community vocation of restoring our people to ...

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 ...

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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