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OUR CHILDREN: GIFTED, TALENTED, EXCLUDED

THIS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018 will be the last day for parents/caregivers to file applications for the public school GIFTED & TALENTED PROGRAMS.  If...

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Next year will mark the "Un-Centennial" of the 1919 Elaine Arkansas massacre, where many more than 200 African-American men, women, and children were murdered -...

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Gravity is something we all experience. Without it, I don’t think the world or even the universe could continue to exist. We are now...

BLACK POWER MOVEMENT’S 50th ANNIVERSARY

As part of their Black Power! exhibit, the Schomburg Center’s Exhibition Hall is featuring the original "Black Panthers." The installation which covers the Black Power...

PUBLIC SCHOOL TEST RESULTS: “FLATLINED” SCORES AND FLATLINED FUTURES FOR OUR YOUTH

New York City's scores on state-wide standardized tests continued to show unacceptable performance...by the education bureaucracy, complacent parents, and distracted elected officials. The victims in...

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ DAY 2018

If you travel in the West 59th Street section of Manhattan, you have to move quickly. And remember to look up every few seconds. ...

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Hosts Hearing on Development Overlooking Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn Borough President, Eric Adams, hosted a public hearing on the development of two buildings near the cherished Brooklyn Botanic Garden on Tuesday, September...

Aretha Franklin in Outer Space

Aretha Louise Franklin, known the world over as “The Queen Of Soul” was paid the ultimate tribute by re-naming Asteroid #249516 after her. The...

DOES AMERICA HAVE AN INFRASTRUCTURE ANYMORE?

We are so far behind in infrastructure that it took my breath away. Not only are our bridges, roads, air & water quality failing...

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