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We all have dreams and goals and aspirations. Fortunately, some of us can develop a realistic game plan while others keep dreaming. Yet, even those with a tangible target can get sidetracked. But, what if you had a physical reminder to help you stay on track.   Well, Future Grace of Columbus, Ohio has found one solution. She recently purchased the...

MAN AGAINST MACHINE: DELICES RUNS AGAINST TRUMPISM, APATHY, AND THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY HABIT

One more day, then the vote, then the count. The end of this campaign.  Patrick Delices is a candidate for the open 32nd district seat in the New York State Senate.  He's optimistic about his chances.  (Mr. Delices' comments are in boldface -editor) The candidate would be a favorite in Las Vegas or Atlantic City. He's an everything the hard way,...

THE ORACLE SET FOUNDATION DOES IT AGAIN!

The Oracle Set Foundation, Inc. held its 51st Annual Book & Author Luncheon at the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Adelphi, Maryland on Saturday, April 7. The Book Club Luncheon began in 1967 with an aim to reach a larger African-American community and share stimulating ideas which have occurred at their meetings.   In addition, the Book Club...

TUESDAY’S SPECIAL ELECTIONS WILL DECIDE CONTROL OF STATE SENATE

Next Tuesday, April 24th, eleven special elections will be held to fill vacant seats in the New York State legislature.  Nine Assembly seats and two Senate seats are on the ballot.  Special elections occur when a middle-of-a-term vacancy exists.  Deaths, retirements, criminal convictions (this is super-corrupt New York state after all), and resignations are often the causes of vacancies. As...

CENTRAL BROOKLYN JAZZ CONSORTIUM LAUNCHES 2018 JAZZ FESTIVAL

From left to right: Bob Myers, Stanley Banks, Clarence Mosely, Bessie Edwards, Gerry Eastman, Garland Core, Jr., Michael Howard, Steve Cromity. Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium (“CBJC”) members announced at this past Saturday’s press conference held at the Williamsburg Music Center (“WMC”), the launching of its 19th Annual Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival, beginning April 13th.  Charter member “Jazz 966” kicks off...

Congo Still Struggles as World’s Rape Capital as Women Leaders Like Tushiminina Appeal for Help

One of the many subjects covered by the gathering of organizations from around the globe during the United Nations' largest meeting on gender equality recently was the ever-increasing rise of rapes in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo has been dubbed “The Rape Capital of the World”, and for good reason.  In 2004 Amnesty International said that 40,000 cases of...

THE PEARL DAVIDSON LIBRARY/MEDIA CENTER DEDICATION

Like the school named after the historic astronomer and surveyor of Washington, D.C., Benjamin Banneker, where Pearl Davidson served as Co-Principal, her natural thirst for sharing knowledge with  students, staff, friends and family was acknowledged at a recent library/media center dedication in her name. The Pearl Davidson Library/Media Center hosted a ceremony where former colleagues, family and friends had an...

AG Urgent Care is Community Based Care

After seeing a fair share of gun and stab wounds and heart attacks in the emergency room over 18 years, certified physician assistant Timothy Sutton decided it was a time to act on his desire to open a community based medical center. Enter his colleagues from the emergency room Nigel Alves and Cecil Dollison, also physician assistants and AG Urgent...

In Uganda Gen. Museveni’s U.S.-Backed Dictatorship Unraveling

I'd like to share some thoughts specifically with sisters and brothers in Uganda, a country that's been struggling against 32 years of dictatorship under General Yoweri Museveni, who's been supported primarily by the United States and Britain. Clearly change is on the horizon in Uganda. The regime is now cannibalizing it's own members. As Ugandans know General Kale Kayihura, who...

NEUROSCIENCE SUMMER AT ROCK U (CALLING THE “AVERAGE” JOE OR JANE)

(Editor's note - this is your two week warning if you want to meet the extended, March 23 submission deadline.  You’d better start today.) Rockefeller University wants you.  They really do.  Particularly if you are a public high school student (parents, mentors, teachers, advisors, take note), score average or below in quantitative disciplines, and "hate" science.  STEM?  No thanks, you...

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Stay Inspired with New “Jazzed About Success™” Mug

We all have dreams and goals and aspirations. Fortunately, some of us can develop a realistic game plan while others keep dreaming. Yet, even...

MAN AGAINST MACHINE: DELICES RUNS AGAINST TRUMPISM, APATHY, AND THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY HABIT

One more day, then the vote, then the count. The end of this campaign.  Patrick Delices is a candidate for the open 32nd district...

THE ORACLE SET FOUNDATION DOES IT AGAIN!

The Oracle Set Foundation, Inc. held its 51st Annual Book & Author Luncheon at the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Adelphi,...