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Stage 4 cancer survivor living her life’s purpose

December 28, 2009 by Administrator

Stage 4 cancer survivor living her life’s purpose

by Allison Marie Palmer Editor’s Note: This article was published in 2007.  Allison Marie Palmer passed away in 2008. We posted this article as a tribute to her, her family and spirit, but most importantly, to inspire others to continue to fight on. On July 22, 2004, I received the most shocking news of my entire [...]

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Lagos in the Sixties

December 28, 2009 by Administrator

Lagos in the Sixties

By Heloise Annette Oton The Passage to Nigeria How did I get to Lagos, Nigeria? It began in a strange way with my husband. In 1962, Esuakema decided he wanted to return to the Ministry of Information in Lagos after years in New York. So, one early November day, we were off to Lagos on [...]

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Destinations: Where Brooklynites will be going this summer

December 27, 2009 by Administrator

Destinations: Where Brooklynites will be going this summer

by Earl S. Davis, Laylah Amatullah Barrayn and Atim Annette Oton As an African-born child with an American mother of Trinidad and Jamaican heritage, some would say I was born to travel. And after visiting over 40 countries across the world, I highly recommend this experience to anyone. The editorial I wrote earlier begins with [...]

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Jazz in Brooklyn

December 26, 2009 by Administrator

by Laylah Amatullah Barrayn Brooklyn’s jazz scene shares a long history in the overall movement of jazz in New York City. It wasn’t only Harlem and Midtown’s 52 Street that championed jazz for the Big Apple — add Bedford-Stuyvesant to that list. Not only did Brooklyn produce jazz luminaries such as Max Roach and Lean [...]

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Brooklyn, Take me Away! Luxury Spas in Brooklyn

December 26, 2009 by Administrator

Brooklyn, Take me Away! Luxury Spas in Brooklyn

by Laylah Amatullah Barrayn Here’s one thing you can now scratch off your list: traveling to Manhattan for a luxury spa. Brooklyn has got you covered and then some. From the latest exotic facial treatments to alternatives in manicure and pedicure procedures to a host of global massage techniques, you can take your pick of [...]

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YINKA SHONIBARE MBE (global & central)

December 26, 2009 by Administrator

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE (global & central)

by Patricia Spears Jones The Brooklyn Museum of Art through September 20, 2009. Curated by Rachel Kent, Senior Curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney Member of the British Empire is both an honor and a gesture.  The honor is coveted as it moves the member up towards more celebrated realms.  But it [...]

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