On the final day of National Women’s History Month 2009, NYS Senator Velamanette Montgomery (D-Brooklyn) and her Senate Colleagues honored Brooklyn playwright, Lynn Nottage, for her outstanding contributions to the arts in New York.
Southampton - The 63rd Annual Shinnecock Powwow Gathering of Native Americans Contest Powwow and Celebration was held over Labor Day Weekend, from Sept. 4 through Sept. 7 at the Shinnecock Indian Reservation in Southampton. Over the four-day event, attendees were treated to a display of historical remembrances and traditions.
Senator Shirley L. Huntley CelebratesBlack History Month
(D-Jamaica) “Say’s February is a time to observe and remember the history of black people in our society, but also to embolden ourselves in the continuing fight for social and economic justice,” said Senator Huntley, marking February as Black History Month.