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Blacks Still Carving Out Back Doors

🕔09:47, 18.Apr 2014

By Alton H. Maddox, Jr.   The advertisement said that President Barack Obama would be the keynote speaker for the annual convention of the National Action Network. His proposed speech on April 11, 2014 would be aired on Sirius Satellite

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PREVIOUS ISSUES

PREVIOUS ISSUES Updated

🕔10:00, 17.Apr 2014 Read Full Article
POWER POLITICS/NY

POWER POLITICS/NY Updated

🕔12:57, 13.Apr 2014

By Machiavelli   Dear Governor Cuomo, Wassup?  Have you grown indifferent to Downstaters this year as you ready a campaign for re-election.  More than 700,000 Brooklynites remain disenfranchised, without any legislative representation,  in the NYS Assembly and the Senate.  Most

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The Only Way We’ll Really Learn About The CIA’s Torture Program Is If Someone Leaks The Report

The Only Way We’ll Really Learn About The CIA’s Torture Program Is If Someone Leaks The Report Updated

🕔12:55, 13.Apr 2014

By Mike Masnick, www.techdirt.com Last week, we noted that the Senate Intelligence Committee had voted to declassify a small part of its $40 million, 6,300-page report that apparently details how the CIA’s torture program exceeded granted authorities was totally useless

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Disappearing Black & Latino Teachers Reach Severe Levels in NYC Public Schools

Disappearing Black & Latino Teachers Reach Severe Levels in NYC Public Schools Updated

🕔12:35, 12.Apr 2014

Thanks to the decade-long dogged work of CPE member Sean Ahern and the research of the NYC Independent Budget Office’s Raymond Domanico, we have the latest stats (above) about how deeply institutionalized is the “disappearing” of Black & Latino teachers.

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Excerpts from the Summary for Policymakers

Excerpts from the Summary for Policymakers Updated

🕔19:09, 2.Apr 2014

A) OBSERVED IMPACTS, VULNERABILITY, AND ADAPTATION IN A COMPLEX AND CHANGING WORLD A-1. Observed Impacts, Vulnerability, and Exposure In recent decades, changes in climate have caused impacts on natural and human systems on all continents and across the oceans. Evidence

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The Community Speaks … Elliott “Skipp” Roseboro: Cuomo embraces Charters – sells out other 95% of our kids Updated

🕔19:05, 2.Apr 2014

This is not about Charter schools vs. Public schools. There is room for both. This is about what is right and what is wrong. Mayor Bill de Blasio has taken considerable heat for wanting to remove some Charter schools from

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President Barack Obama to Headline National Action Network’s  16th Annual National Convention in New York City, April 9-12

President Barack Obama to Headline National Action Network’s 16th Annual National Convention in New York City, April 9-12 Updated

🕔18:55, 2.Apr 2014

Also presenting at the event which is open to the public with select-ticketed events: U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder, NYS Gov. Andrew Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio New York, NY –President Barack Obama will address the National Action

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The Adelaide L. Sanford Institute for Research Presents: The Harriet Tubman Art Exhibit

The Adelaide L. Sanford Institute for Research Presents: The Harriet Tubman Art Exhibit Updated

🕔19:35, 29.Mar 2014

Featuring the artworks and writings of local students Saturday, March 29 at P.S. 5 The Adelaide Sanford Institute for Research (ASI) continues its journey to instill a sense of cultural awareness among the youth in our community with new ideas,

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United States of America and Vulcan Society, Inc. v. City of New York Updated

🕔11:59, 23.Mar 2014

Synopsis United States, et al. v City of New York is a federal class action lawsuit originating from Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charges filed by CCR on behalf of the Vulcan Society and three individual African-American firefighter applicants, charging

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