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NBA Hall of Famer, Connie Hawkins—Who Played for The Los Angeles Lakers—His Legacy Continues
July 19, 2019
On a bright sunny day in Brooklyn New York less than a dozen people turned out to celebrate the life and legacy of NBA Hall of Famer, Connie Hawkins a stark contrast to a few months ago, in Brooklyn, when a crowd, in a torrential rainstorm, paid tribute to the late Biggie Smalls on the naming of a street in his honor. A Brooklyn politician who was scheduled to speak did not show up but that didn’t phase Isaiah Hawkins (brother of Connie Hawkins), Mel Davis (NY Knicks), Ted Gustus, Coach Ruth Lovelace (Boys & Girls High School), Ray Haskins (LIU, Alexander Hamilton High School) and Judith Brown (sister of ABA Great Roger Brown) who all stood outside Barclay's Center fielding questions with only three media outlets, of which we were included. ... read more »
Police Officer in ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Death Won’t Be Charged
July 18, 2019
After years of silence, federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they won’t bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a black man whose dying words — “I can’t breathe” — became a national rallying cry against police brutality. ... read more »
New Orleans Wins NBA Draft Lottery 2019 Presented By State Farm; Order Of Selection Set For June 20 NBA Draft
May 17, 2019
The Pelicans will have the first overall pick in NBA Draft 2019 presented by State Farm, which will be held on Thursday, June 20 at 7 p.m. ET at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.  The NBA Draft will air live on ESPN and ESPN Radio and stream live on the ESPN App. ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
December 11, 2018
For movies opening December 14, 2018. ... read more »
‘Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse’ is a Web of Visuals and Inspiration
December 6, 2018
Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man has a new look. Though he still swings from skyscrapers, Miles Morales isn’t your typical Spider-Man. He is an Afro-Latin teenager who is trying to figure out the world before him. Audiences will explore that world in the new action-packed movie “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.” ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
September 28, 2018
For movies opening September 28, 2018. ... read more »
Brooklyn Man Charged with Rape, Attempted Murder
July 27, 2018
Deputy District Attorney Elan Carr said Danueal Drayton (dob 10/29/90) of Brooklyn faces one count each of attempted murder, forcible rape, false imprisonment by violence and sexual penetration by foreign object. ... read more »
NAACP Statement on Starbucks and Growing Climate of Racism and Intolerance
April 19, 2018
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s premier civil rights organization, issued the following statement following the disgraceful arrest of two African American men in a Philadelphia Starbucks. ... read more »
Brooklyn’s top prosecutor Ken Thompson lauded at his funeral
October 19, 2016
Brooklyn's top prosecutor Ken Thompson was remembered at his funeral Saturday as a champion of justice. ... read more »
Jim McMillian of the Lakers passed way
May 18, 2016
“Jim was an important part of Lakers history," -Jeanie Buss ... read more »
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