Day: November 21, 2013

Top Stories

Making Umoja A Year-Round Goal

“There was this old Mohawk elder talking to his grandson.  He says that there is a fight going on inside him.  He said it is between two wolves.” One wolf is evil:  anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority and ego… The other wolf is good: joy, peace, […]readmore

Education featured

Guest View Why We Need Outdoor Education …

More Than Ever!   By Morgan (Sankofa) Powell Outdoor education supports parents and other guardians by making arts, physical activity, civics and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) accessible to youths otherwise limited by their social circumstances. Moments spent in park settings nurtures the timeless needs of our children even as schools are transformed into […]readmore

Education Top Stories

NASA At Medgar

Faculty and Students Reach for the Stars Three African-American Science Ph.Ds lead MEC’s NASA partnership into the future! by Morgan Sankofa Powell Dr. Shermane Austin’s recent research went public at Medgar Evers College (MEC) on Thursday, November 14. This distinguished computer scientist, her students and scientist colleagues joined together with NASA officials to celebrate a […]readmore

City Politics Community News

Local Elected Officials Demand Atlantic Yards’ Affordable Housing Now

The Incredible Shrinking Promises at Forest City Ratner By Mary Alice Miller In response to Forest City Ratner Companies’ (FCRC) announced plan to sell 70% of its Atlantic Yards equity( worth $3 billion) to Greenland Holdings — a Chinese-based developer — city, state and federal elected officials representing the area are calling for Governor Andrew […]readmore

Community News

Select Bus Service comes To Nostrand Avenue Corridor

New B44 route expected to cut down travel time in underserved subway area By Stephen Witt MTA officials said they don’t expect any major fare problems on the B44 Select Bus Service they rolled out this week on Nostrand, Rogers and Bedford Avenues from Sheepshead Bay through the Brooklyn College hub, East Flatbush, Crown Heights, […]readmore