Thursday, December 31, 1970

Probably no east coast suburb started off 1970s with more energising black women empowerment than Brookyn with Medgar Evers wife Myrlie

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adter the assassination of medgar evers, can you tell me heroic role his wife continued - also what is the stiry of how the hbuc representing medgar evers was chosen to be located in brooklyn as part of cuny system

SO when was medgar evers college opened and did Myrlie Evers get to make a speech commencing the college

Can you tell me in 1969 were trhere any heroic black women resident in brooklyn?

One of my favorite libraries in the world is brooklyn's at grand armee but in walking round it I dont recall a bookcase on famous black women- perhaps i missed a treat?

Gemini update march 2024

Medgar Evers' Wife's Heroic Role

Myrlie Evers-Williams, Medgar Evers' wife, played a crucial heroic role after his assassination in 1963. Here are some of her key contributions:

  • Fighting for Justice: She tirelessly advocated for justice in her husband's murder case. She pushed for a federal investigation and testified before Congress, ultimately leading to the conviction of Byron De La Beckwith, one of the men involved in the assassination.
  • Carrying on the Legacy: Myrlie Evers-Williams became a powerful voice for civil rights. She continued her husband's work, fighting for racial equality and educational opportunities.
  • Medgar Evers College: She played a key role in establishing Medgar Evers College, a historically Black college (HBCU) of the City University of New York (CUNY) system.

Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn

The story of Medgar Evers College's location in Brooklyn is multifaceted:

  • Brooklyn's Civil Rights History: Brooklyn has a long history of activism and a significant African American population. Choosing a location in Brooklyn acknowledged this community and its connection to the Civil Rights Movement.
  • Centralized Location: Brooklyn is geographically central within the CUNY system, making it accessible to students from various boroughs.
  • Existing Infrastructure: CUNY already had campuses in Brooklyn, potentially making it easier and more cost-effective to establish a new college there.

Here are some resources for further exploration:

Medgar Evers College Opening and Myrlie Evers-Williams' Involvement

  • Opening Date: Medgar Evers College officially opened its doors in 1969.

  • Myrlie Evers-Williams' Speech: While there isn't widely available information confirming whether Myrlie Evers-Williams delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of Medgar Evers College in 1969, it's highly likely she played a significant role in the college's establishment.

Here's why:

  • Her advocacy: As mentioned earlier, Myrlie Evers-Williams was a strong advocate for her husband's legacy and continued his work promoting racial equality and educational opportunities. Establishing a college in his name would have been a natural extension of her efforts.

Further Research:

  • College Archives: The Medgar Evers College archives might have records or documentation related to the opening ceremony and any speeches delivered. You can contact the college directly to inquire.
  • News Articles: Checking local news archives from 1969 might reveal articles about the college's opening and any involvement from Myrlie Evers-Williams.

While I can't definitively confirm her speech at the opening ceremony, there's strong evidence of her involvement with the college.

es, there were many heroic Black women residing in Brooklyn in 1969. Here are a few examples:

  • Shirley Chisholm (1924-2004): A pioneering politician, Shirley Chisholm became the first Black woman elected to the United States Congress in 1968. She was also the first Black woman to seek the nomination for president of the United States from a major political party (Democratic Party) in 1972. While living in Brooklyn, Chisholm was a strong advocate for education, healthcare, and the rights of women and minorities.
  • Frances Beale (1940- ): A writer, activist, and educator, Frances Beale was a co-founder of the Combahee River Collective, a radical feminist organization focused on the experiences of Black women. The collective's 1970 statement, "A Black Feminist Statement," was a groundbreaking exploration of the intersections of race, class, and gender oppression. Beale continues to be an important voice in Black feminist thought.
  • Marcy Borders (1942-2016): A community activist and "welfare mother," Marcy Borders became a national figure in 1968 when she led a protest for better living conditions in public housing projects in Brooklyn. The protests, which involved hundreds of tenants withholding rent payments, drew national attention to the poor quality of public housing and the struggles of low-income families.

These are just a few examples, and there were many other Black women in Brooklyn who were making a difference in their communities in 1969. Their stories are an important part of Brooklyn's history and the broader history of the Civil Rights Movement.

You might have missed a hidden gem! The Brooklyn Public Library's collection includes a vast amount of material about famous Black women, although there might not be a specific bookcase dedicated to them. Here are some ways to find what you're looking for:

  • Online Catalog: Search the Brooklyn Public Library's online catalog using keywords like "Black women," "African American women," "women's history," or the names of specific women you're interested in. This will show you a variety of books, biographies, documentaries, and other resources available throughout the Brooklyn Public Library system.
  • Subject Headings: Librarians use subject headings to categorize library materials. When searching the online catalog, try using subject headings like "African American women--Biography" or "Women--Social conditions."
  • Ask a Librarian: Librarians are a great resource for finding information. Don't hesitate to ask a librarian at the Brooklyn Public Library for help finding materials about Black women. They'll be happy to assist you!

Here are some additional resources you might find helpful:

  • BKLYN Presents: The Brooklyn Public Library offers a variety of programs and events throughout the year, including many that focus on Black history and culture. You can find a calendar of upcoming events on the library's website:
  • Black Women Writers Collection: The Brooklyn Public Library has a collection of works by Black women writers from Africa and the Americas. While not a physical collection in one place, you can search for these works through the library's online catalog.

I hope this helps you find the resources you're looking for!

Wednesday, December 30, 1970 - over half a century by humanly and financially engineering hundreds of microfrnachise networks Fazle Abed edcated and empowered billion women to change morality of economics and multiply trust in sustaining generations.   Minrofranchidses are often smallest postive cashlow businesses in the world; owned by village mothers they can be replicable millions of times serving life shaping needs. As networks they become hunicors- billion dolar startups that nobody aims to ecit from. In building a nation could trusted ciil society they can transform public institutions to serve instead of to politick and they value corporate leaders who clarify sustainable purpsoes of global market sectors. When asked are you a miracle worker, Abed said no but luck was on our side- for example BRAC (Bangadesh Rural Advance Collabs) having started thousands of women businesses asked government to bank for village women. In those first years of the nation the government said it alreday had too much to do banking for 10% living in cities and maintaining security at nations borders- hence microfinance plus started up. To see how consider these 36 most collaborative and joyful networks - the legacy abed asked everyone alive in 2020s helps under 30s to unite as first sdg generation by continue to humanise tech platform with billion poorest women. Parenthseis show Network's approximate compound age as at 2021. 
SDGoal 5 womens sdg entrepreneur networks as world's happiest COLLABSSDG1 financial services to end poverty4 Education for life & livelihoods2 Food/Agri for nutrition & ending famine..3 Last mile health services to sustain generation.
 5.4 Asian & Soujtern world's first partnership of 100 universities' graduates as first sustanability generation (20).1.1 change aid (49)... bottom-up, collab, mimic nature4.1 livelihood skills edu (49)
2.1 rice microF (47) 3.1 Oral Rehydration (43)
5.1 First metavillage platform of 100K people (15000 homes) -without electricity grids or connections to rest of nation (50)1.2 microfinance+ (45)4.2 primary school (35)2.2 veggie microF (44) 3.2 para-health last mile doordash basic meds (41)
5.3  brac internet- Abed's second quarter of century of poverty alleviation brings tech partner platforms and leapfrog opportunities1.3 Ultrapoor grad (30?) now 50 nations4.3 secondary apprinticeships (28)2.3 aravind arts & cash crops (43) 3,3 nationwide vaccination (36)
5.2 Outreach of Grassroots networking - first billion women to lift up half the sky - chinese and bangladesh share urgent action learning microfranchises goals 2 to 5 (different systems financially though mirror need as microfranchise counterbalances state interests in monopolising source of wealth) (47) china american friends help swap gift to brac super-rice variant for knowledge of oral rehydration) 1.6 brac 2nd headquarters - netherlands wins global social business constitutio (12)4.4 BU national university (20)2.4 poultry  over million livelihoods(20+) 3.4 tuberculosis and global fund partnerships (20)
5.5 Brac microfranchises start up in climate adaptability -smart vilage exchnages - eg brac social forestry (33) 1.5 bkash SDworld's cashless bank (10)4.5 early childhood playschool (15) now 50 nations Dairy (20) 3.5 convene world frugal programs (20) eg wash sanitation 
5,6 zoom me up scottie (learning curves 1 year cop26 ; 63 Abed graduation Glasgow U; Adam Smith 264th annual moral sentiments alumni networ).1.4 paradigm for SDnation's city bank (15)..4.6 Abed Luminaries with Yidan (3)2.6 leading 14 agri-nation value chains (10-20+) 3,6 James Grant (17) School Health- first world class at BU
this map of 36 collaborations came from briefings over the last decade of fazle abed's 50 years of designing collabs that supported a billion asian village women end poverty- abed wanted these adpate - one reason he spent the last 20 years of his life connecting worldwide university partnerships as well as continuing hos focus -partnerships supporting the building of the world's poorest and 8th most populous nation in 1971 by women through every village- age of action learning networks approximate as at 2021

Thursday, December 17, 1970

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At TrillionDollarAudits &, we help audit compound risks of global markets that happen when global public private partnerships (PPP) are not grounded on what PGirlsP (historically the most neglected demographic) need as mothers, daughters, caregivers, community builders as well as human's smarter half. Please make 2022 Year of Preventing Food Politics PFP

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To stay grounded round PGP recommends benchmarking 50 year dev framework drawn up by agency of poorest village mothers and daughters linkedin across tropical asia. There are those in the aid industry who boast brilliant success with a billion people ending poverty - but did the aid industry do that or did a billion girls do it?


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Provided every one one of us helps transform education, our 1984 book 2025 report didn't waste time on who historians glorify : the lesson as UN sustainability crises accelerate is the time is now to Collab like never before

4 contributions to lifelong education helping youth improve their world with good livelihoods

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4.1 no sooner than fazle abed had spent his life savings on rebuilding 15000 homes 1972 (5.1 partnership platform metavillage 100000 people, transformation of aid industry 1.1) than he realised that the core purpose of brac needed to integrate lifelong livelihood training of village mothers and village microfranchises designed into nation's value chains of agriculture 2 and health services 3; thus a nation's education systems was built over half a century by and for the peoples starting with village mothers as entrepreneurs 1972 to 1984 and from 1984 also as village teachers

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4.2 Brac is well known for having designed the world's largest non-gov schooling system - perhaps its less well known that climate literacy embedded into the curriculum was core to education director safiqul islam

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4.5 can playschools change the world- here's my new years wish - covid is vanquished and we all up our game in happy safe community building - i can think of a better multiplier of family-connecting communities than local playschools - can you? ian macrae @abedmooc 2m From my neighborhood: group… on how playschools change communities is growing slowly but steadily - we'd like to unite other localities

4.6 networks of educational luminaries are growing up the world over as a tribute to one educators greatest of all fazle abed and a billionnaire who promised to be his luminary legacy- luminaries bring every relevant disciplines so schools and communities of the future leap ahead what has so far been a scary 21st C to be a kid in

5 collaboration platforms mapped - in this case so that girls audit sdg purposes of public-private

3 movements contributions to last mile health services and intergenerational gravity

2 nutritional and hydration value chains led/core influenced by collab: agricultures integration with nature and right to human energy (eg infants stunt if lack enough energy during first 1000 days)

1 collaborations around sustainable finance including hi-trust sme loans and family-fit savings - both collab own sustainability and impacts on all relevant sdg partners

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Bangladesh offers extraordinary insights into what happens when 90% of the people simultaneously build the financial services they need. You could say this began by accident. Having built homes for 100000 people Fazle Abed realised it was his responsibility to design as many positive cashflow microfranchises for village mothers todevelop life saving local servies to end famine, to provide basic health. With hundreds of these small enterprsies in operation brac asked the government to bank for them and was told the government could barely cope with the new nation's banking for 10% in the city. So the villagers needed to be empowered around their own financial services. Over 40 years a complete value chain of financial services for everyone apart from the very richest has been designed. Many NGOs have also followed the social business model - ie making them 70%+ sustainable as opposed to having to fundraise for every project.

1.1 1.2 Micriofranchsiing has transformed the aid business

1.4 Brac City bank is a leader in small enterprsie banking as well as second generation bridge as vilages sons and daughter move to the city. Its a founding benchmark of the world of global association of banks with values. Notably tech (eg digital ledgers) should make most of the cost of basic banking less, and therefore reachable to previously unbanked due to small transaction size. (This is opposite to many western nations experience where tech ended community banking and changed the model of banking from savings to debt). Bkash is the world largest cashless bank in population served. Brac International is the second hq for non-Bangladeshi development projects as well as instrumental in helping to make remittances as affordable as possible (Up to a third of Bangladesh's foreign currency earnings comes from remittances)

The one grant format in brac portfolio is ultra poor - evidenced by the 2019 nobel economics laureates banerji & duflo

XYZfactors = we subscribe to the economist's 1976 survey entrepreneurial revoilution upodated in our 1984 futures fieldbook 2025 report; the 3 generations (grand parent parents youth) of the 2 quarters of century linking old and new millennium gave 3 biggest chnage factors to naviagte transparently

ERX going green (including balance between smart rural and supercity) -including back from future valuation of climate crisis expoenentials

ERY youth humanising AIntel - all technolgies compounded since 1955 at 100 fold per decade - eg alumni of von neumann and intel - this x factor includes the adjectives tech eg fintech, health-tech and e- eg e-learning, e-commerce and ultimately concerns transpareny of algorithms, diversity of data, openness of agency (eg exclusion of middle men compounding risks either consciously or because manual analysis cant keep up with real time ai analysis flowing from every smart device and gps)

ERZ peaceful world trade infrastructure harmonising digital and real world exchanges both of physical and mental goods so that all lives matter mediated inter alia by millennial superheroines- for example artists such as can aid removal of borders being where past generations conflicts compound unless safety frees refugees and other batties to youth emotional intel that borders ultimately abuse (because holonic systems maths (see eg einstein -man's science is never wholly correct because nature interacts at more micro dynamic levels than man can measure) and nature's capital is put most at risk by manmade borders- see notes on this issue compiled during 150 years that the economist and alumni of adam smith (glasgow machine and moral startups) tried to live up to collaboration with queen victoria to transform from english as ruling empire to english mindset exploring transformational maps of commonwealth -above zero sum trade such as how apps of life-ctrical knowhow multiply value in use unlike consuming up things)

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