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New Film Celebrates Legacy of ‘The East,’ Bed-Stuy’s Historic Afrocentric Organization

In 1975, The New York Times poignantly described The East as “a bit of Africa on a short block.” The Bed-Stuy organization, located on Claver Place near Fulton Street, was a hub for culture and education that nurtured Black pride and self-determination in the community.  Among its offerings was the state-certified Uhuru Sasa schools that […]