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Brooklyn’s ‘yogi’

Registered yoga instructor and documentarian Stefanie Joshua brings the benefits of yoga, to the community. The Brooklynites message about the alternative form of exercise comes just in time for National Yoga Month in September.

More than $5 Million Allocated to Improve City Parks in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams unveiled the parks funding component of his capital budget plan during a press conference at the Hecksher Playground in Bushwick.

Pre-Labor Day Senior Concert and Community Day Brooklyn

The third annual Pre-Labor Day Senior Concert & Community Day, will be on Aug. 27,

Nigeria Entertainment Awards to Bring out some of Africa's Biggest Stars

The ninth annual Nigeria Entertainment Awards are being held Sunday, Aug. 31 at 5 p.m., at the Skirball Center for the Performing Art, 566 LaGuardia Place, Manhattan.

Medgar Evers College Hosts Town Hall Meeting on Police Brutality

The Medgar Evers College “Focus on Ferguson … and Beyond” town hall meeting will give the college community an opportunity to reflect on the latest tragic incidents and determine strategies for reforming the relationship between communities of color and law ...

Murders continue to plague Newark

Newark recently saw five killings in five days with four occurring in the city's South Ward.

State lawmakers urge Cuomo to appoint special prosecutor in Garner’s death

Thirty-two days after Eric Garner died by an apparent and prohibited chokehold from NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo, 14 New York state lawmakers have expressed their frustrations in a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo over what they called a “gross and ...

Parents of Ramarley Graham demand Dept. of Justice launch federal probe

It has been exactly one year since the U.S. Department of Justice promised to launch an investigation into the death of Ramarley Graham, an unarmed Bronx teen who was gunned down in his grandmother’s bathroom in February 2012 by NYPD ...

Newark leaders criticize Newark schools open enrollment

More than 600 parents turned out at the registration center, with many waiting hours and others never even making it through the front door, leaving many children with no school to attend.

Brooklyn Celebrates Michael Jackson

On a bright and sunny Sunday, Aug. 24, filmmaker Spike Lee brought his “Brooklyn Loves Michael Jackson” celebration back to “Da People’s Republic of Brooklyn.”

Harlem Hebrew Language Academy Charter School

Harlem Hebrew Language Academy Charter School is a free public charter school in Manhattan’s Community School District 3 that provides students with the foundation to successfully pursue advanced studies and achieve continued personal growth as global citizens.

Thousands march on Staten Island for Eric Garner

“Overwhelmed” was a word repeatedly uttered by the family members of Eric Garner during the rally on Staten Island Saturday.

Brooklyn street co-named after local soldier killed in Afghanistan

East 51st Street between Beverly Road and Clarendon Road is now named "Private First Class Errol Milliard Way," after 18-year-old Errol "Elijah" Milliard who was killed in combat in Afghanistan.

Thousands march on Staten Island for Eric Garner

The National Action Network and other groups host a march in Staten Island for Eric Garner that brings out thousands.

Sonia Sanchez birthday celebration to take place in Brooklyn

Sonia Sanchaz is celebrating her 80th birthday with an event at Bedford Hall in Brooklyn.