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Posts From David Mark Greaves

View From Here:  America Awakens to Racism, Now What?

View From Here: America Awakens to Racism, Now What?

🕔12:36, 23.Jul 2015

By David Mark Greaves I read where the nation is said to be finally awakening to how racism is entwined in its fabric and this is a good thing, because I’ve been looking at the carnage for all of my

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China Fine Arts visit U.S. for the First Time

China Fine Arts visit U.S. for the First Time

🕔16:52, 17.Jul 2015

By Herb Boyd Part of the splendor of the 12th China National Exhibition of Fine Arts is told in numbers. Out of 24,000 submissions of art work, mostly paintings, 576 works were nominated or received awards. Sixty-five of those works

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D. A. Ken Thompson Speaks on How his Office Protects the Vulnerable

D. A. Ken Thompson Speaks on How his Office Protects the Vulnerable

🕔16:33, 17.Jul 2015

By David Mark Greaves Brooklyn is a borough of neighborhoods and it’s easy to forget just how big it is. Kings County District Attorney Ken Thompson gave an idea of the “scope and size” of his office in a panel

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View From Here:  Raise Student Achievement Now!

View From Here: Raise Student Achievement Now!

🕔09:02, 10.Jul 2015

By David Mark Greaves Yes to the Common Core and yes to education standards set far higher than they are now. In 1959, when Russia launched the first vehicle into space, the United States was shocked into action to build

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View From Here-   Charleston Tragedy: A Call for a Nation’s Self-Examintion

View From Here- Charleston Tragedy: A Call for a Nation’s Self-Examintion

🕔15:31, 26.Jun 2015

It took the slaughter of nine parishioners, to shock the nation into a look at the dark side of its history and people are repelled and incensed at the thoughts and images they see.   The racism-fueled terrorist attack at the

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View From Here: The International Trade Agreement that can Change Your Life (And not for the better.)

View From Here: The International Trade Agreement that can Change Your Life (And not for the better.)

🕔06:12, 8.Jun 2015

by David Mark Greaves “Give a man a fish and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime. Keep a man from fishing and you can get him to work for peanuts.

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View From Here By David Mark Greaves

🕔11:50, 31.May 2015

The devil is always in the details and when it comes to affordable housing in New York, those details are legion.  Mayor deBlasio has come up with a plan to save public housing in NYCHA from the $18 billon in

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View From Here By David Mark Greaves

🕔11:14, 31.May 2015

The devil is always in the details and when it comes to affordable housing in New York, those details are legion.  Mayor deBlasio has come up with a plan to save public housing in NYCHA from the $18 billon in

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MBGreen ARTS CURATING presents “Otto Neals: An Artistic Legacy” 2015

MBGreen ARTS CURATING presents “Otto Neals: An Artistic Legacy” 2015

🕔18:11, 23.May 2015

New York City will celebrate the creative works of an artistic giant with a retrospective exhibition—taking place simultaneously at six distinguished galleries. Collectively, these institutions will house over five decades of works in five mediums created by the master Otto

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Opinion:  Don’t Get it Twisted

Opinion: Don’t Get it Twisted

🕔14:22, 21.May 2015

The very disturbing footage of high school students fighting in a fast-food restaurant is being pointed to by white and black folks as evidence that something is wrong with our young people, their values and home environment. We should not

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