Former President Barack Obama speaking at the graduation. (Screenshot used with permission)AMERICA – Every year, graduates look forward to walking down the aisle in their caps and gowns. It took them years to get to where they are; to achieve such a tremendous milestone. This year, ‘Show Me Your Walk,
Medgar Evers college. File Photo/BklynerA new COVID-19 testing site for healthcare and essential workers opened today at Medgar Evers College. Mayor de Blasio announced during this morning’s press conference that 10 new COVID-19 testing sites would be opening soon. Five of these sites, including the site at Medgar
State Sen. Zellnor Myrie and Assemblywoman Diana Richardson embrace during Myrie’s inauguration at SUNY Downstate in East Flatbush (Photo: Kadia Goba/Bklyner)CROWN HEIGHTS—Local lawmakers are urging the governor to sign a bill that will add Medgar Evers College to the names of two central Brooklyn subway stops.
Invitation for Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams’ Black History Month Celebration at Brooklyn Borough Hall, February 22ndFebruary is Black History Month and there are a variety of events happening all around Brooklyn to observe it—from panel discussions, poetry readings, musical performances, history tours, movie screenings, trivia nights, craft lessons—
New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito confers with Councilmember Jumaane Williams. (Photo via New York City Council Facebook page.)Are you civic minded? Have you ever thought about running for public office? Thoughtful and dedicated people are needed at all levels of government — here’s your chance to
Security Officer and recent college graduate Hubert Evans (Photo via Medgar Evers News)While spending his days watching Brooklyn College students earn their degrees, Campus Safety Officer Hubert Evans spent his off-hours chasing his own. And now, after only 2 years and 9 months, Evans received his Bachelor of Arts
Photo via Bay Ridge Arab-American AssociationThe moon has set on the final night of Ramadan. Today, local Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of a month-long fast from food and drink. Traditionally, Eid al-Fitr is celebrated with prayers, lots of food, and gifts for kids — and this year is