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New York: 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
New York: 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
People: In her third election victory in six months, Haitian American New York City Democratic Council Member Farah Louis won the New York General Elections Tuesday for the 45th Council District in Brooklyn, winning by a massive landslide. Comment

Myrie applauds ‘successful rollout’ of early voting

New York: Brooklyn Sen. Zellnor Y. Myrie has applauded what he describes as the “successful rollout” of early voting in New York. On Jan. 14, Myrie, who represents the 20th Senatorial District in Brooklyn, introduced, and the legislature passed, the first bill of the 2019 legislative session: Early Voting. Comment

Williams wins general elections by landslide

New York: Caribbean American New York City Democratic Public Advocate Jumaane Williams on Tuesday won the New York General Elections for Public Advocate by a landslide. Comment

Community salutes yesterday’s children

Trinidad and Tobago: The moving stories of Caribbean-born elders, that will continue to inspire generations to come are etched in the memories of many who came out to say thank you, at the recent, 9th Annual Community Salute to Yesterday’s Children, at St. Jude Community Center in Brooklyn. The afternoon that began with an African Drum procession, and the pouring of Libation by Awo Ifaponmile-Sangogbemi, were all befitting the remarkable gentleman and women, who trace their roots to Guyana, Montserrat, and Trinidad & Tobago. Comment

Seven receive SVG Diaspora Heritage Awards

St Vincent: The Brooklyn-based St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) Diaspora Committee of New York, Inc. Saturday night honored six individuals and a group during its 3rd Heritage Awards and Gala ceremony at the Friends of Crown Heights Educational Center in Brooklyn. Comment

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