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Ms. Jackie currently failed to get re-elected and as a consequence, has been evicted from her office in the Harlem State Office Building.  Alone, and on the street she was on SNAP aka Food Stamps and didn’t even have enough carfare to get around the City.  I bumped into her totally by accident and we struck up a conversation...

WE SAVE LIVES

This is the 3rd and probably the last article on Bill’s fight with fire:  Bill Murawski, who just recently was running for Mayor of New York had his challenge uprooted by an apartment fire that almost blinded and killed him. His life was saved by Firefighter  William S. Murak of Ladder Company 21.  On June 6, 2018 his heroism...

MONKEYS, REALLY?

Civilizations Rise and Fall all over the world but they do it very, very slowly. African Americans and most of the non-European world have been under the thumb of a people who claim they represent a civilization but it seems that taken as a group, they have never been civil to anyone, not even to each other. Black people...

Gentrification and You!

Gentrification is spreading like wild fire cross country, mainly in traditionally black areas. Gentrification is merely a euphemism for displacement and ethnic cleansing. There are several groups combating this situation.  One of these groups is The Monroe Group, LLC headed by its CEO, Desmond Monroe, who is taking an economic development approach to combat this problem. The Monroe Group is...

AFRICAN LIBERATION DAY 2018

African Liberation Day (ALD) 2018 will be commemorated at a number of different locations around town.  And a number of Africa-focused focus events will overlap the 3 day weekend. TODAY As we post this ALD summary, the PAN AFRICAN UNITY DIALOGUE (PAUD) will begin a rally designed to "STOP MUSIVENI," the America-backed dictator in Uganda.  General Yoweri Museveni has been a...

GIA HAS BEEN FOUND

Gloria Gia Williams was reported missing on May 2, 2018. She’s a professional singer, having toured the world with the Harlem Gospel Choir for years. She had just finishing a rehearsal for an upcoming show and that was the last time she was seen. We’ve probably all seen Missing Persons T.V. shows but those are just shows. When and...

ALL-STAR CODE BRIDGES WEALTH, TECH, BUSINESS DIVIDES FOR YOUNG MEN

Kwanzaa in the spring?  Counter-intuitive but correct.  The "conscious" alternative to runaway Christmas consumerism, Kwanzaa is a Kiswahili word whose literal meaning is the first fruits of the harvest.   The ALL STAR CODE (ASC) organization had its "first fruits" on display at a swanky red carpet reception in the shadow of the Highline. Their invaluable “harvest” consists of Brown and...

GIA IS MISSING

  I was told that my friend, Gia Williams showed up for rehearsal on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at the Mary Bethune Senior Center in Manhattan, but looked disheveled. According to the well known band leader, she was wearing a stocking cap. I never thought Gia would wear a stocking cap in public and so I think something was definitely...

MAY DAY AND LABOR DAY

More than 60 countries - capitalist, socialist, African, Asian, Latin American, European -celebrate May 1st as a day for workers.  The United States does not, even though the holiday commemorates events that took place in Chicago USA. There will be dozens of American labor unions and political organizations that observe the day.  But there is no legal holiday designation,...

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 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...

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Ms. JACKIE

Ms. Jackie currently failed to get re-elected and as a consequence, has been evicted from her office in the Harlem State Office Building.  Alone,...

WE SAVE LIVES

This is the 3rd and probably the last article on Bill’s fight with fire:  Bill Murawski, who just recently was running for Mayor of...

MONKEYS, REALLY?

Civilizations Rise and Fall all over the world but they do it very, very slowly. African Americans and most of the non-European world have...