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Umma Park

Woodruff Ave. and Ocean Ave.

Brooklyn

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Translated from the Arabic, “Umma” means something close to “community.” Conceptually the word refers to a group formed around a common element; in social terms it could be applied to a place-based community as well as to one held together by religious beliefs. The Umma Group, a Central Brooklyn community group, has formed around the Flatbush neighborhood in Brooklyn.

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Umma Park Weather

  • Wed
    Mostly Sunny
    84°F
  • Thu
    Chance Showers
    80°F
  • Fri
    Slight Chc Showers
    79°F
  • Sat
    Mostly Cloudy
    76°F

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