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View From Here By David Mark Greaves

View From Here By David Mark Greaves

🕔13:07, 30.Apr 2015

  “One burning building will be looped on television over and over again and the thousands of demonstrators who did it the right way have been lost in the discussion,” President Obama said at a press conference on Tuesday describing the events

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Establishing Park Guardians: New Move Aligned with Efforts to Make a Difference

Establishing Park Guardians: New Move Aligned with Efforts to Make a Difference

🕔12:37, 30.Apr 2015

Herbert Von King Park & Cultural Arts Center – Update #2 Bernice Elizabeth Green 500 Men Who Make a Difference, founded and helmed by Wayne Devonish, is in the process of making a huge difference in the appearance of Herbert

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View From Here: Black Lives Matter

View From Here: Black Lives Matter

🕔20:14, 16.Apr 2015

The relaxed manner in which South Carolina police officer Michael Slager shot in the back a desperately running away Walter Scott and his casual walk over to then handcuff Scott, was indistinguishable from a hunter confirming and trussing his kill.

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The View From Here:  African-Americans are Small Players in NYC’s M/WBE Program

The View From Here: African-Americans are Small Players in NYC’s M/WBE Program

🕔20:21, 9.Apr 2015

By David Mark Greaves The Black Institute founded by Bertha Lewis, the former CEO of ACORN, has issued a report on minority- and women-owned businesses entitled “Not Good Enough: the Myth of ‘Good Faith and Best Efforts’”, the report examines

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View From Here: Right to Vote Shouldn’t Come Cheap

View From Here: Right to Vote Shouldn’t Come Cheap

🕔23:24, 2.Apr 2015

by David Mark Greaves There is an unfortunate initiative in the City Council to give legal immigrants the right to vote in city elections even though they are not citizens. There is already a clearly defined process for legal immigrants

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Thinking Outside the Box With… Advertising Industry Leader VALERIE GRAVES

Thinking Outside the Box With… Advertising Industry Leader VALERIE GRAVES

🕔11:58, 19.Mar 2015

Chief Creative Officer Valerie Graves grew from an industrial middle-class childhood where she began to enjoy learning and putting on childhood shows through a teenage parenthood and into the advertising industry where her life experiences, training and certainty about her

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Navigating the NYS Court System

Navigating the NYS Court System

🕔15:46, 26.Feb 2015

There was a torrent of legal information presented at Boys and Girls High School this past Monday at a panel sponsored by Councilman Robert Cornegy, Assemblywoman Annette Robinson and moderated by Judge Genine D. Edwards. Judge Edwards brought together her

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View From Here: We have the money, but what do we do with it?

View From Here: We have the money, but what do we do with it?

🕔20:10, 19.Feb 2015

by David Mark Greaves As it now stands, money in the African-American community has a velocity of 1. It comes into our hands and then leaves immediately for other ethnic groups for purchases as large as a house and as

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View From Here:  Is Heastie Best for Speaker?

View From Here: Is Heastie Best for Speaker?

🕔20:11, 5.Feb 2015

by David Mark Greaves We’d like to get on the bandwagon celebrating Assemblyman Carl Heastie as the first African-American Speaker of that legislative body, but he does not seem to be what a legislature that has been called one of

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View From Here

🕔20:10, 30.Jan 2015

Development in East New York One of the problems of community revitalization projects like that proposed in East New York, is that despite the promises of local economic development programs, the tens of millions of dollars that will actually be

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