Tag: Community

Caribbeing Movement Addresses PPE Needs Of Flatbush

Caribbeing Movement Addresses PPE Needs Of Flatbush

Brooklyn native Shelley Worrell, founder and chief curator of Caribbeing, is now working to distribute 40,000 masks to essential workers, on behalf of her lifestyle organization. As the demand for masks grows for frontline workers every day, many community organizations ...

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 ...

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