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Friday, June 22, 2018

Sophia Isaac

Caribbean Healthcare Awards: Director of human resources at Woodhull Hospital oversees training and development to make the medical center effective. Comment

Dr. Andre K. Peck

Caribbean Healthcare Awards: Doctor reaches out to community through classes and seminars. Comment

Cheryl Kilkenny

People: Guyanese Cheryl Kilkenny has described herself as “a loving family woman who’s married to the handsome Olston Kilkenny, deacon at God’s Battalion of Prayer Church” in Brooklyn. Comment

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Brooklyn doctor performs innovative hand surgery

Brooklyn: A doctor at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, officially known as NYC Health+Hospitals/Kings County, has become one of the first doctors in New York City, and likely the first in Brooklyn, to use an innovative method of hand surgery that allows patients to be awake during the outpatient procedure. Comment

Uber Eats offering discounts for select Caribbean eats

Food: The food delivery service Uber Eats is observing Caribbean Heritage Month with a special promotional week offering its users discounts on all orders made at participating Caribbean-American restaurants. Comment

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Councilman Williams pays tribute to Flag Day

Grenada: Brooklyn Council Member Jumaane Williams last week paid tribute to National Flay Day, saying that it is “an important opportunity to reflect on what our flag represents to the nation as a symbol and on the ideals that all Americans profess to uphold. Comment

Friday, June 15, 2018

Arts & Theater: The Queens Museum is a vital partner with the Haitian community and hosting topical symposiums is a good example. Last week’s L’Education du Regard (Educating for Deeper Understanding), an annual event has been held at the museum for more than a decade. Comment

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Arts & Theater: Guyanese American Verna Walcott-White, an award-winning choreographer, Educator and CEO of Impressions Dance Theatre, will welcome fans to the group’s 15th Annual Dance Recital on Sunday, June 24 at 4 pm. Comment

Thursday, June 14, 2018

New York: Celebrating June as Caribbean Heritage Month, the citywide WiFi service LinkNYC is commemorating the annual observance by gracing all of their kiosks with images of influential Americans of Caribbean descent. Comment
Trinidad and Tobago: The popular Freedom Hall Church of God on Albany Avenue in Brooklyn celebrated 37 years in the ministry last week. Comment

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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A new star: Harlem rapper and actor Arnstar’s growing fame

People: He’s a triple threat of talent. Brooklyn-born and Harlem raised actor, rapper, and dancer Sean “ARNSTAR” Kirkland is making a lot of moves for himself in the entertainment world. The 27-year-old recently starred in the Netflix film “Roxanne, Roxanne,” and went viral for a dance video he and a few friends did for a challenge headed by singer Neyo and song, while also highlighting Harlem’s vibrant dance culture and scene. The video was reshared picked up some traction shedding light on a revival he wants to bring to the forefront of hip-hop. Comment

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