A photo of Bernie Sanders with his high school track team in a December, 1958 issue of James Madison High School’s newspaper, the Madison Highway. Courtesy of Brooklyn Public Library.Before Bernie Sanders became the Democratic frontrunner for the 2020 presidential election, he was a mean track runner. In
FLATBUSH – Last November NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray announced that U.S. Rep. Shirley Chisholm will be honored with a monument at the Parkside Avenue (at Ocean Ave.) entrance to Prospect Park. The Chisholm statue was the first announced in the She Built NYC initiative which commemorates history-making women in
Congress members Joe Crowley, Hakeem Jeffries, Yvette Clarke, Assemblymember Walter Mosley and Congresswoman Carolyn MaloneyDOWNTOWN BROOKLYN— Members of the congressional delegation announced Monday, November 5, a bill to honor Shirley Chisholm, who 50 years ago was elected to Congress on this day. U.S. Representatives Hakeem Jeffries introduced bill H.
Photo: Change.orgChildren in East Flatbush will have a new place to spend their time—the Shirley Chisholm Community Center. The recreation center will consist of an indoor basketball court, fitness studios, multipurpose rooms, a children’s center, classrooms, a rooftop track, and an urban farm. It was an endeavor