Day: July 28, 2011

Other News

New Study: Racial Wealth Gap Worst in 25 Years

by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Syracuse University – Scholarship in Action A new study presented some disturbing, yet expected news about the sad state of economic affairs within the African American community. According to the study, the wealth gap between white and black Americans has become the widest that it’s been in the last 25 years. […]readmore

City Politics

On the Bloomberg-Murdoch Trail Part 2

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is Part Two of an ongoing investigation of the symbiotic relationship between Rupert Murdoch, his company News Corporation, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his privately held company Bloomberg LP. When the New York State Education Department last month awarded a $27 million no-bid contract to News Corporation’s Wireless Generation to install a […]readmore