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🕔19:22, 29.Mar 2014

By David Mark Greaves As we try to digest the angry violence too prevalent among our young people that exploded and took a man’s life on a city bus, let this image of recently-passed photographer Jim Belfon intent on instruction

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🕔14:57, 8.Mar 2014

You could not start this year’s Women’s History Month on a better note than Lupita Nyong’o winning the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in 12 Years a Slave.   Hailed by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta as “the Pride of

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View From Here: We Won’t Wait!

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🕔09:34, 9.Jan 2014

View From Here By David Mark Greaves We Won’t Wait When de Blasio said “We won’t wait”, there was an assumption by the populace that he was speaking to them.  They were wrong.  Those that didn’t wait were the supporters

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🕔13:36, 8.Nov 2013

By David Mark Greaves In his victory speech, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio said “The people of this city have chosen a progressive path, and tonight we set forth on it, together, as one city.”  What does that mean to African-Americans?

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🕔15:09, 24.Oct 2013

By David Mark Greaves The Affordable Care Act is a good step forward, but the underlying problem of its complexity is that it is not a single-payer, health care system.  If it were, there would be no need for plans,

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🕔12:46, 18.Oct 2013

By David Mark Greaves The Plight of the Right As we go to press, the 16-day government shutdown is ending and the threat of default on government debt is over.   What remains is a clearer picture of the Tea Party

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🕔15:15, 12.Sep 2013

By David Mark Greaves Pending the outcome of the absentee and paper ballot counts, congratulations to Bill de Blasio on his apparent win of the Democratic mayoral primary.   Like Pat Boone covering Little Richard, he covered John Liu’s message, repackaged

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🕔15:10, 12.Sep 2013

Obama Blunders on Call to Bomb Syria [For publication the week of September 9, 2013] Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels   As of this writing, President Obama is frantically pleading with members of Congress, the American people and

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🕔15:25, 29.Aug 2013

By David Mark Greaves As we mark the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for voting rights and jobs we see voter suppression laws going into place across the country and the unemployment rate for African-Americans remaining at twice

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View From Here:  Drones and the Boston Bombing

View From Here: Drones and the Boston Bombing Updated

🕔06:58, 10.May 2013

The FBI has sent an interrogation unit to question Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old that video shows apparently placing the second of two bombs that killed three people and injured at least 180 at the Boston Marathon.  One of their goals

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