Millions of High School teens abuse drugs and alcohol

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By Simon Templar It’s a silent epidemic that nobody speaks about. Parents literally bury their heads in the sand and pretend that it’s not happening. Then when the doo-doo hits the proverbial...

Black-Flight: Tax Redlining and Gentrification

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Black-Flight: Tax Redlining and Gentrification   by Lou Cespedes Recently during a walk, a Haitian neighbor and fellow homeowner said, “things would only improve in E. Flatbush when white people move in”. I...

Velazquez attacks gun violence

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(BROOKLYN, New York): Crime statistics show that both murders and shooting incidents have shot up in Brooklyn so far this year/ This has worried U.S. Rep Nydia Velazquez (D-Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan) who...

How Hospitals Are Failing Black Mothers

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How Hospitals Are Failing Black Mothers A ProPublica analysis shows that women who deliver at hospitals that disproportionately serve black mothers are at a higher risk of harm. NEW YORK — When Dacheca...

State of Emergency Declared in Kingston, Jamaica

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BROOKLYN, NY– The second state of emergency (SOE) has been declared in Jamaica, this time in the capital city of Kingston. On Sunday during a press conference, Prime Minister Andrew Holness that...

Back to School: Charting a New Course by Lou Cespedes

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I haven’t been in school for over twenty years, but earlier this year I crashed into the reality of schooling today. As my wife and I prepared to discuss how to...

A Market of Disappointments – The Flatbush Caton Market

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By Lou Cespedes In June of 2019, I wrote about the groundbreaking of Caton Flats, a new 14 story residential development that will house the Flatbush Caton Market, on the corner of...

Opposition Parties in Haiti Call for Resumption of Street Protests

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BROOKLYN,NY– Opposition political parties in Haiti on Sunday vowed to resume their street protests on Monday in a bid to remove President Jovenel Moise from office. The opposition parties buoyed by the...

Belize Reporting an Increase in Dengue Cases

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BROOKLYN, NY –Belize is reporting a 10 percent increase in the number of confirmed dengue fever cases within a one week period, with 40 percent of these cases being children. “We do...

New WIC Program Center Opens In East New York

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Curtis Taylor | (718) 250-8339 | ctaylor@tbh.org  - Press Release - TBHC Continues to Expand Its Ambulatory Care Network The Brooklyn Hospital Center recently opened a new WIC Program Center in...

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