Medgar Evers College:  What’s at Stake

Medgar Evers College: What’s at Stake

🕔21:04, 28.Feb 2013

The ships running the Middle Passage stopped at many ports with their human cargo. Each beginning a new journey as a chattel slave, whether it be Brazil, Virginia or New York. It is their descendants that come together at Medgar

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“By Any Means Necessary” – CUNY takeover of Medgar Evers College

“By Any Means Necessary” – CUNY takeover of Medgar Evers College

🕔20:54, 28.Feb 2013

“By any means necessary”, that protest ultimatum of the martyred Malcolm X, acquires an ironic twist in the wake of the recent co`up by CUNY at Medgar Evers College. This disputed action of the CUNY Chancellery comes as Black History

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DA Charles Hynes on Regina Katherine Drew

🕔20:41, 28.Feb 2013

Women’s History Month Series: In Celebration of Mothers My Mother Regina Katherine Drew was a great Mother. I’m certain I share that feeling with virtually all children. But circumstances in my Mother’s life and the way she dealt with adversity

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Sen. Parker: Downstate Medical Center and University Hospital ‘Too Big to Fail’

Sen. Parker: Downstate Medical Center and University Hospital ‘Too Big to Fail’

🕔20:29, 28.Feb 2013

By Mary Alice Miller As the state budget dealing draws near, State Senator Kevin Parker is adamant about his support for the future of SUNY Downstate Medical Center and University Hospital. “I, myself, have committed to vote ‘no’ on every

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Parent’s Notebook: Whose Children? Our Children!

🕔19:56, 28.Feb 2013

Black History Month 2013 closes after highlighting the achievements made by African-Americans who survived slavery and fought to achieve equal rights. While it’s necessary that our children know their history, it’s absolutely crucial that they LIVE to contribute the gift

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Like “Tweeting”? Look up! The Urban Birder’s in Town

Like “Tweeting”? Look up! The Urban Birder’s in Town

🕔09:35, 22.Feb 2013

By Ajamu Brown Over the past year, I have learned to appreciate the diversity of birdlife in New York City. We have it all, from the pre-historic-looking double-crested cormorant and raspy-screaming red-tailed hawk to the stunningly pretty wood duck and

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Anti-Keystone Pipeline Protest Draws 50,000 to Washington

Anti-Keystone Pipeline Protest Draws 50,000 to Washington

🕔09:28, 22.Feb 2013

The proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, carrying a sludgy-like oil from the tar sands of Alberta, Canada across the United States, to refining and export facilities along the Gulf Coast, would result in releasing enough carbon into the atmosphere to irrevocably

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Analysis: NY Senate Dem Constituents Shortchanged by “Minority” Status

Analysis: NY Senate Dem Constituents Shortchanged by “Minority” Status

🕔09:24, 22.Feb 2013

By Mary Alice Miller Only in NYS could a numerical legislative majority be relegated to minority status. The 2013 NYS Senate can count an absolute majority of 33 legislators, up from 28 in 2010, due to the effective campaigning of

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Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Rebukes NRA’s Wayne LaPierre Insult against South Brooklyn

🕔09:12, 22.Feb 2013

By Mary Alice Miller Congressman Jeffries is demanding an apology from Wayne LaPierre, President of the National Rifle Association. “There is reality, and then there is Wayne’s World. In Wayne’s World, facts apparently don’t matter,” said Jeffries in response to

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Did Law Enforcement, Media Cover Up Alleged Plan to Burn Christopher Dorner Alive?

Did Law Enforcement, Media Cover Up Alleged Plan to Burn Christopher Dorner Alive?

🕔09:10, 22.Feb 2013

By Max Blumenthal At approximately 7 PM ET, I listened through a police scanner as San Bernardino Sheriffs gave the order to burn down the cabin where suspected murderer Christopher Dorner was allegedly hiding. Deputies were maneuvering a remote controlled

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