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Stacey Abrams to Speak in Brooklyn Historical Society Virtual Tribute to “Women + Power”

Stacey Abrams, who served as minority leader in the Georgia House of Representatives from 2011 to 2017, and narrowly lost the gubernatorial election in 2018, will appear on Wednesday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m. in an on line discussion with Raquel Willis, director of communication for the Ms. Foundation for Women, which co-sponsors this event. […]

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Returns March 18 with “Struggle & Jubilation”

On Wednesday evening, March 18 the Repast Baroque Ensemble, joined by bass-baritone Jonathan Woody (photo), will be at McKinney Chapel of the First Unitarian Church, 116 Pierrepont Street (between Monroe Place and Clinton). They will present “Struggle & Jubilation,” a concert that explores the aesthetic and theological connections between music of the German Baroque and African-American spirituals. Composers […]

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Alleged Racial Profiling Incident at Brooklyn Heights Key Food

For Andrea Kelly, it was a weekday morning like any other.  On her way to work at a prominent neighborhood physical therapy practice, the 33-year-old African American woman stopped into Key Food on Montague Street to pick up something for lunch. She’s done this practically every day for the past year. The staff knows her. […]

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Black History Event at Borough Hall Wednesday Evening, February 26

Borough President Eric Adams (photo) will present, in connection with February as Black History Month. a program, ” Black History’s Next Chapter: Impacting Our Communities,” at Borough Hall (enter at 29 Joralemon Street) on Wednesday evening, February 26 from 6;00 to 9:00. The keynote speaker will be filmmaker and Brooklynite community activist Asha Boston. There’s more information here, […]

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