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Posts From David Mark Greaves

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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Project Re-Education Lenape’s Griot Voices: Of Truth They Sing Part 1 of Three: “Purchase of Manhattan”, an Opera about Justice, Forgiveness, Healing, Returning Home and More”

Project Re-Education Lenape’s Griot Voices: Of Truth They Sing Part 1 of Three: “Purchase of Manhattan”, an Opera about Justice, Forgiveness, Healing, Returning Home and More”

🕔11:06, 24.Dec 2014

By Bernice Elizabeth Green The adage that “you can’t go home again” fails in the face of the stories behind the development and creation of the “Purchase of Manhattan.” The much-anticipated opera concert has its world premiere on Thursday, November

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The View From Here By David Mark Greaves:  All Lives Matter

The View From Here By David Mark Greaves: All Lives Matter

🕔16:50, 23.Dec 2014

The assassination of Police Officers Rafeal Ramos and Wenjian Liu has broken the heart of the city and cast a pall over Christmas. The descent into madness by an enraged individual, has left us wondering how do we get out

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View From Here By David Mark Greaves:  Senator Elizabeth Warren for President

View From Here By David Mark Greaves: Senator Elizabeth Warren for President

🕔11:18, 19.Dec 2014

Commentators are beginning to notice the coming together of the movement against inequality and the huge turnout of whites in police brutality protests taking place across the country, that are increasingly becoming anti-racist and ant-White Supremacy. There has been a

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View From Here:  Black Lives Matter

View From Here: Black Lives Matter

🕔11:53, 13.Dec 2014

What we’re seeing in the reaction to the failure to even indict police officers in the shooting of an unarmed Michael Brown and the chokehold death of Eric Garner is that there is nothing “post-racial” about America and the people

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View From Here: Crisis in the Cities

View From Here: Crisis in the Cities

🕔13:00, 25.Nov 2014

By David Mark Greaves The de Blasio Administration announced it is investing $140 million in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, creating 3,000 new jobs in manufacturing and high-tech industries. The question for African-Americans is: Does our education system turn out graduates

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Project Education: At MCNY’s 50th Anniversary, Late Founder’s Legacy “Amplified” …

Project Education: At MCNY’s 50th Anniversary, Late Founder’s Legacy “Amplified” …

🕔12:11, 22.Nov 2014

Distinguished New Yorkers Honor a College with History of Teaching How to Serve Others Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) celebrated its founding with a 50th Anniversary Gala on Thursday, October 23 at the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan. Themed “Amplify

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