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  1. NYC's Hidden LGBT Historic Sites Get Illuminated on Interactive MapRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | DNAinfo.com

    Just after the 1969 Stonewall riots - largely considered a seminal moment in the quest for LGBT rights - many gay rights groups were still organizing in the shadows, quietly meeting in neighborhoods such as Brooklyn Heights to lay the groundwork for the movement. The historic preservationists working on the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project are now trying to determine through interviews and archival materials where groups met in Brooklyn Heights are still around as they continue working to identify, document and preserve hundreds of significant LGBT historic sites across the city.

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  2. Brooklyn Priest One Step Closer To Becoming a SaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    Msgr. Bernard John Quinn, founder of Church of St. Peter Claver in Bedford-Stuyvesant, received a unanimous vote of approval from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to progress to the next step toward sainthood. After ministering to sick and wounded soldiers in France during World War I, he returned to Brooklyn in 1922 and worked with a group called the Colored Catholic Club to establish a church at 29 Claver Place and Jefferson Avenue.

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