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‘UNTAMED’

Arts & Theater: Even with 17 sections, Antione International is ‘Untamed’ for this year’s West Indian American Day Carnival. Comment
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte has welcomed the signing of legislation that expands the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) program. Comment
Brooklyn: Musing that he is always “a bit jittery” whenever he is called to speak in front of distinguished jurists,” a Barbadian-born academic, nonetheless, used the opportunity to inform many Caribbean American jurists in Brooklyn about “the Sides of the Windrush Effect.” Comment
Brooklyn: Kings County immigrants, regardless of their legal status, are protected by many of the same rights that safeguard U.S. citizens against harassment by law enforcement. Comment
Jamaica: It is often said that “necessity is the mother of invention”; and so, on Friday, July 5, the basketball court at Lenox Road Baptist Church in Brooklyn was transformed into what has been described as a “Wonderland of Gold,” with a touch of purple decorated for royalty. Comment

Myrie welcomes PFC appointments

Brooklyn Sen. Zellnor Y. Myrie, chair of the Senate Elections Committee, has welcomed last Wednesday’s appointments to the Public Finance Commission. Comment

WINGATE CONCERT SERIES

WINGATE CONCERT SERIES

Music: Brooklyn Borough President, Eric L Adams, honored Angie Stone, Grammy Award nominated American singer, for her career that spans more than 40 years. The songwriter, who has released eight studio albums, one compilation album and more than two dozen singles, was presented with a citation and a key to the City of Brooklyn by Deputy BP, Ingrid Lewis-Martin. Comment

Carib Fest in South Jersey

Carib Fest in South Jersey

Music: The South Jersey Caribbean Cultural and Development Organization (SJCCDO) this Saturday hosts its 19h Annual South Jersey Caribbean Festival at Wiggins Park on the Camden, New Jersey waterfront. Comment

Guyana’s First Lady meets and greets in Brooklyn

Guyana: Guyana’s First Lady, Sandra Granger was greeted with a thunderous applause on Sunday by nationals gathered to welcome her at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 2806 Newkirk Ave., Brooklyn. Comment

Guyana’s First Lady meets and greets in Brooklyn

Guyana: Guyana’s First Lady, Sandra Granger was greeted with a thunderous applause on Sunday by nationals gathered to welcome her at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 2806 Newkirk Ave., Brooklyn. Comment
Brooklyn: A colorful entrance, at Exit 14 – Pennsylvania Avenue, off the Belt Parkway, in Brooklyn, beckons resident to the newly constructed Shirley Chisholm State Park, opened on July 1. Comment
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Assemblywoman Haitian American Rodneyse Bichotte on Sunday marched in Manhattan with newly-elected Councilwoman Farah Louis, another Haitian American, and Mayor Bill DeBlasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray in celebrating the 2019 Pride March. Comment
Brooklyn: Caribbean culture came alive on June 21 during the hosting of the Third Annual Caribbean Heritage Month in Kings County (Brooklyn) courts. Comment
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Borough President, Eric L. Adams, gave the Caribbean diaspora, an opportunity to “Embrace Your Hyphen,” a phrase he coined to encourage expatriates to celebrate both their American and Caribbean cultures, and in so doing, highlight their talents, education, and togetherness for the world to see. Comment
Caribbean Healthcare Awards: In what was described as perhaps the best ever Caribbean American Health Care Awards ceremony, 30 health care professionals were honored Tuesday night by Caribbean Life and Schneps Media during the paper’s annual gala commemorating Caribbean American Heritage Month. Comment
Grenada: Family, friends, supporters and well-wishers two Saturday’s ago celebrated with Grenadian centenarian Judith Radix her 103rd birthday. Comment

African Marketplace opens for Independence Day Weekend

Brooklyn: A global gathering of retailers and patrons to the annual International African Arts Festival are enthusiastically anticipating the July 4 start of the four-day outdoor calendar event which combines cultural activities with a diverse cross-continental serving of family-friendly engagement to deliver Brooklyn’s best. Comment
Brooklyn: The Independent United Order of Mechanics (IUOM) on Sunday celebrated St. John’s Day in Brooklyn. Members in the New York City metropolitan area, along with members from the five District Grand Lodges in the area, celebrated the event with a Thanksgiving Service at St. Peter Claver Roman Catholic Church in Brooklyn. Comment
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Senator Roxanne J. Persaud Tuesday night hosted her third annual Power 19 Award Ceremony at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, honoring 19 individuals from her Senate District 19 in Canarsie, Brooklyn. Comment

Civil rights lawyer defeats three challengers

Brooklyn: Brooklyn civil rights attorney Caroline Cohen Tuesday night handsomely defeated three challengers in New York Democratic Primary for Brooklyn’s 6th Municipal District Judicial seat. Comment

Farah Louis wins again!

Farah Louis wins again!

Haiti: In her second election victory in just less than six weeks, Haitian American New York City Councilwoman Farah Louis Tuesday night defeated her primary challenger Caribbean American Monique Chandler-Waterman in the much-watched 45th Council District race in Brooklyn in the New York Democratic Primary. Comments (1)
St Vincent: Realizing the huge financial burden in hosting Vincentian athletes participating in the prestigious Penn Relays at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadephia and wanting to help defray the cost, a Vincentian group in Brooklyn has been making extraordinary efforts in raising funds to help support the athletes. Comment

Race on for 6th Municipal District Judiciary seat in Brooklyn

Brooklyn: Four Brooklyn lawyers are in the race for the 6th Municipal District Judiciary seat in Brooklyn in the New York Democratic Primary on Tuesday. Comment

NY pols ok driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants

New York State lawmakers approved the hotly debated Green Light NY bill that allows undocumented immigrants to acquire driver’s licenses, although all nine of Long Island’s state senators voted against the measure. Comment

Caribbean Life endorses Haitian-American Councilwoman, Farah Louis

Brooklyn: Caribbean Life is endorsing Haitian-American Councilwoman, Farah Louis for the 45th Council District in Brooklyn in the Democratic Primary on June 25. Comment
Grenada: A street in Brooklyn has been co-named in honor the late Grenada Ambassador to the United Nations, Dr. Lamuel Stanislaus. Comment

Richardson leads fight for historic passing of housing legislation

Brooklyn: Brooklyn Assemblywoman, Diana C. Richardson says she’s led the fight for “a monumental legislative package” with the New York State Assembly in addressing housing reform and strengthening tenant protection throughout New York State. Comments (1)

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