Olayemi Odesanya

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Free stuffed school bag giveaway

Brooklyn-based company STATE Bags will gift all the children in P.S. 208 in West Harlem, Friday, Nov. 21.

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500 Men Making a Difference honors 30 impactful women

Saturday, Nov. 15, 500 Men Making a Difference, an organization founded by Wayne Devonish, honored 30 women who have done phenomenal work in the Brooklyn community.

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Baba Herman Ferguson memorialized in North Carolina

Herman Ferguson, 93, was always known for his signature smile. When he smiled, he made everyone else smile. But this past Saturday, there were more tears than smiles.

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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.”

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Former Black Panther Marshall ‘Eddie’ Conway welcomed to NYC

Packed to capacity was the event at Martin Luther King Jr. Labor Center of 1199 SEIU, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, to welcome Marshall “Eddie” Conway.

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Blossom teaches young girls confidence and self-esteem

Through the use of group discussions and interactive conversations with mentors, the Blossom program aims to help young people gain confidence and value self-esteem.

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Teen Lifters attend Deltas’ community fair

Members of Teen Lift, a social and educational mentorship program, joined the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Brooklyn Alumnae Chapter as they hosted their May Week celebration on May 17 at Restoration Plaza in Brooklyn.

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From Brooklyn to Zanzibar: Judges to attend big conference in Tanzania

Several New York City judges are on their way to Tanzania, invited by their continental colleagues to the 12th International Biennial Conference of the International Association of Women Judges.

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College tours rock! Go Deltas!

Hopefully a lot of high school students can say that for this spring break they went on a college tour. It is an inspiring experience.

Change the code: dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline

In an effort to engage the Harlem community in the public hearings on the 2014 New York City School Discipline Code, there will be a meeting at First Corinthians Baptist Church

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