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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

Do highly regarded, award winning fiction writers of color, like Colson Whitehead (photo), appeal to many non-minority readers? Does “a predominantly white publishing industry maintain[] the assumption that black literature lacks marketability”? Tomorrow (Tuesday, February 21) evening at 6:30 the Brooklyn Historical Society will host a panel discussion, led by Hunter College professor and author […]

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Missing Person: Patti Rosen

We have been contacted to assist in a search for Patti Ellen Rosen (photo is unfortunately the best available), a former resident of 40 Clinton Street, last seen in early 2010. Ms. Rosen would now be 57 years old (her hair would likely be grayer than in the photo), is a graduate of Hunter College, […]

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Remembering Heights Resident Ella Wolfe

Virginia Sanchez-Korrol, historian and professor emerita at CUNY Brooklyn College, greets Women’s History Month with a remembrance, in HuffPo, of the woman who taught her Spanish at Bay Ridge High School over half a century ago. Ella Wolfe, born in Ukraine in the late nineteenth century, emigrated to Williamsburg at the age of ten. While […]

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