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Adams hosts ‘400 Years of Fortitude’

Brooklyn: Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams recently hosted “400 Years of Fortitude,” a ceremony commemorating the anniversary of the first enslaved Africans’ arrival in Virginia in 1619. Comment
Arts & Theater: NYC Health + Hospitals’ Arts in Medicine program on Tuesday unveiled a community mural, dubbed “Her Legacy Lights the Way,” at NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney on Albany Avenue in Brooklyn. Comment

Five election reform bills signed into law

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed into law five “common sense” election reform bills introduced in the Legislature this year by Chair of the Elections Committee, Brooklyn Sen. Zellnor Y. Myrie. Comment

WBAI’s Radio for the 99 percent restores local programming

Almost one month to the day, and almost as unexpectedly as local New York broadcast programming ended on Oct. 7 listener supported WBAI-FM reclaimed control of the 99.5 frequency that was hijacked by an alleged “rogue” group representing Pacifica Network with unfamiliar features originating from the west coast presented to listeners as “Pacifica Across America.” Comment
People: By Nelson A. King Caribbean and Caribbean-American legislators on Monday paid homage to veterans, remembering them for their service and sacrifice to the nation. Comment
Brooklyn: Well bundled up in the bitterly cold weather, children in Brooklyn on Saturday morning joined Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) in walking to support migrant children at the US southern border. Comment
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Democratic Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) on Friday hosted the “Pardon My Vote” panel discussion in her district focusing on voting rights of formerly incarcerated and currently paroled New Yorkers. Comment

Back-to-roots doctor makes headway

Grenada: An emerging doctor who struggled through her college years has credited a scholarship, little known to New York residents of Caribbean heritage, for putting her firmly on course to becoming a full-fledged practitioner. Comment

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