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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

  • Sat
    Areas Drizzle and Areas Fog then Showers Likely
    63°F
  • Sun
    Sunny
    46°F
  • Mon
    Partly Sunny
    52°F
  • Tue
    Chance Showers
    54°F

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