Day: May 23, 2013

Parents Notebook

Parent's Notebook

MontVerde Academy, Florida held its 100th high school graduation May 18th. Dakari Johnson, my fifth grandchild to graduate high school and 172 other students from 27 other countries speaking 20 different languages received their diplomas and added their choices of colleges totaling 219 for the Academy. This event fueled my vision of creating families, communities […]readmore

Community News

Race to succeed Al Vann and Letitia James in City

By Stephen Witt All four candidates looking to succeed term-limited City Councilman Al Vann and serve Bedford-Stuyvesant, Weeksville and parts of Crown Heights in the 36th Council District will probably be eligible to opt into the city’s public campaign finance money, according to their most recent Campaign Finance Board filings. The candidates include Robert Cornegy, […]readmore

City Politics Community News

View From Here

The question asked at the National Action Network’s convention panel on immigration was what was the effect of immigration reform on African-Americans. Very straight forward. But as reported on Here and Now, the show that ABC puts on in the time slot where cultural educator Gil Noble reigned with Like it Is, the question was […]readmore