Day: April 28, 2012

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Kings County Politics

Sylvia Kinard provides worthy opposition for Yvette Clarke Despite incumbent Congresswoman Yvette Clarke coming from a politically connected Caribbean-American family in the largely Caribbean-American 9th Congressional District, her opponent for the June 26 Democratic Primary, Sylvia Kinard, is running a spirited campaign. Kinard, the ex-wife of former City Comptroller and mayoral candidate Bill Thompson, is […]readmore

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Medgar Evers College dispute continues

By B. Sadlonova A group of Medgar Evers College faculty and staff attempting to oust college President William L. Pollard and Provost Howard C. Johnson succeeded in getting a “No confidence” vote against the administration before the CUNY Board of Trustees. But a Medgar Evers College spokesperson Christopher Hundley noted the vote was taken only […]readmore

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On The Right Track with Diane Dixon: On the Road

href=”http://ourtimeathome.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/london-olympic-logowide.gif”> Last Saturday on April 21 was the Day of the Races as Olympic hopefuls came out in different meets to prepare for the Olympic Trials. American Record Holder Sanya Richards-Ross was at the Michael Johnson Classic in Waco Texas and competed in her first 400 Meters of the year blazed the race in an […]readmore

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Everybody Does Not Love Raymond

The orchestrated drumbeat for Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly to run for mayor is more than a little unsettling, because if the man responsible for stopping-and-frisking 684,330 people in New York, the vast majority of them black or Hispanic, is thought to be doing such a great job that he should now be mayor, then it […]readmore

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Montgomery: End mayoral control over city schools

By Nico Simino In a bid to end the “10-year experiment” of mayoral control of the city’s public schools, Fort Greene State Sen. Velmanette Montgomery has introduced a bill to over-haul and eventually end mayor Bloomberg’s grasp on the public education system. If you give control to a person whose entire career is spent using […]readmore