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Posts From David Mark Greaves

View From Here, Oct 9, 2014:  What Way Forward in Bed-Stuy

View From Here, Oct 9, 2014: What Way Forward in Bed-Stuy

🕔11:28, 21.Oct 2014

Visiting the Kings County Housing Court you see the stress-lined faces of Blacks and Hispanics standing in the halls and sitting on benches caught between the road and the wheels of economic distress, waiting to be called to determine how

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History Made at NYPD

History Made at NYPD

🕔12:49, 10.Oct 2014

By Walter Taylor Monday, September 29th at Police Plaza, history was made:  Two officers were appointed/promoted; Inspector Juanita N. Holmes was promoted to Deputy Chief and retired Detective Reverend Dr. Barbara Y. Williams-Harris was appointed to Chaplain at the NYPD.

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Project Education:  Some Lessons to Take Away From Jewish Education & Culture

Project Education: Some Lessons to Take Away From Jewish Education & Culture

🕔11:42, 10.Oct 2014

By Stephen Witt What is it about Jewish culture and Jewish education that produces a high percentage of Jews in business, science, math, literature and the arts? I don’t know why this is, but a quick look statistically backs it

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City Council tabs Dr. John Flateau as Brooklyn Board of Elections Commissioner

City Council tabs Dr. John Flateau as Brooklyn Board of Elections Commissioner

🕔11:30, 10.Oct 2014

By Stephen Witt Dr. John Flateau, a professor at Medgar Evers College and longtime Bedford-Stuyvesant political operative, was tabbed by the City Council to become the Brooklyn Commissioner of the Board of Elections. The BOE is a bipartisan body charged

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An Exclusive Interview with Eric Adams President, Borough of Brooklyn

An Exclusive Interview with Eric Adams President, Borough of Brooklyn

🕔22:21, 8.Oct 2014

Q&A with David Mark Greaves and Bernice Elizabeth Green Does the man define the job or the job define the man? In the case of Eric Adams, it’s possibly both. He brings to his post as Borough President of Brooklyn,

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OUR TIME PRESS INTERVIEWS DR. RUDY CREW, PRESIDENT, MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE Part III

OUR TIME PRESS INTERVIEWS DR. RUDY CREW, PRESIDENT, MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE Part III

🕔10:04, 26.Sep 2014

Q&A by David Mark Greaves Part 3 OTP: You spoke of attracting students. I know Medgar Evers College has a high proportion of female students. How do you bring in more male students? Dr. Crew: What you see when you

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EXCLUSIVE:  OUR TIME PRESS INTERVIEWS DR. RUDY CREW,

EXCLUSIVE: OUR TIME PRESS INTERVIEWS DR. RUDY CREW,

🕔20:09, 18.Sep 2014

Part II Q&A by David Mark Greaves OTP:  You spoke about jobs.  What about small business and entrepreneurism? Dr. Crew:  If you follow the data on economic development in the country, the largest percentage of jobs are being developed by

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Announcement by city hides details of MWBE Program

Announcement by city hides details of MWBE Program

🕔19:46, 18.Sep 2014

The Daily News reported on September 11th that “The city awarded $690 million in contracts to companies in its program to assist minority- and women-owned businesses in the last year, the highest payout ever, officials said”. “The contracts handed out

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View From Here: Cuomo said Debates Can Be “Disservice to Democracy”? Time to Cancel the Coronation!

View From Here: Cuomo said Debates Can Be “Disservice to Democracy”? Time to Cancel the Coronation!

🕔16:06, 4.Sep 2014

  By David Mark Greaves It looks as though Governor Andrew Cuomo has unhitched whatever moorings he’s had and, like Vladimir Putin, has set sail with the wind of hubris at his back, a battering ram at his bow and

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Dr. Rudy Crew, President Medgar Evers College, speaks on his first year

Dr. Rudy Crew, President Medgar Evers College, speaks on his first year

🕔12:55, 4.Sep 2014

Our Time Press Interviews Dr. Rudy Crew, President, Medgar Evers College Q&A by David Mark Greaves Dr. Rudolph F. Crew, President of Medgar Evers College and former New York City schools chancellor, is regarded as a “warrior” for education reform.  Dr. Crew

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