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Olayemi Odesanya



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Learning to code with the Code Crew

The Code Crew was founded in 2013 by Felicia and Jamal O’Garro, a married couple living in New York City. The Code Crew is a program that provides opportunities for people who are interested in engineering and technology.

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Akwaaba Mansion hosts traditional Naija wedding

Aug. 23, a beautiful summer Sunday afternoon, Brooklyn’s Akwaaba Mansion was the exquisite venue for a traditional American and Nigerian wedding.

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Elease Wiggins teaches how to say ‘Farewell to Welfare’

Wiggins teaches single parents how to escape Welfare

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Brooklyn’s Soul Summit bigger and better

The tristate area came to Fort Greene Park Sunday, Aug. 9 to enjoy the Soul Summit.

Soul Summit Music Festival

So, I am 17. I don’t know much about house music, but I want to see parents and grandparents going nuts at the Soul Summit Music Festival in Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn on Sunday afternoons, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., during the summer.

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International weeklong Nelson Mandela celebration

From Saturday, July 18 to Friday, July 24, Council Member Robert E. Cornegy (36th District, Brooklyn), staff and interns joined the Nelson Mandela International Day of Service Planning Committee, the South African Consulate and community leaders in a weeklong celebration of Nelson Mandela’s life and service.

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Mandela Day in Brooklyn

Not everyone knows about Nelson Mandela International Day.

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Students witness swearing in of US Attorney General Loretta Lynch in Washington D.C.

Last week, Loretta Lynch officially became the 83rd attorney general of the U.S.

Anti–gun violence activist graduates from College of New Rochelle

Youth and anti–gun violence activist Chris Foye just earned a degree from the College New Rochelle.

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ROSE hosts third annual ‘I Am My Sister’ ceremony

The third annual Respectful Outstanding Sisters of Excellence “I Am My Sister” ceremony was held Thursday, June 6.

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