Day: July 1, 2016


Obama, Zuckerberg Speak With Young Entrepreneurs

At the Global Entrepreneurship Summit on the Stanford University campus last Friday,, President Barack Obama discussed how to empower people around the world to foster the kind of innovation characteristic of places like Stanford and the Silicon Valley. He also demonstrated why we’re going to miss him so much.   Remarks by President Obama and […]readmore

What's Going On


By Victoria Horsford HARLEM/HAVANA June is Caribbean-American Heritage Month, and an appropriate time for Governor Andrew Cuomo and Congressman Charles Rangel to announce the HARLEM/HAVANA  MUSIC AND CULTURAL FESTIVAL,  a new partnership between  two of the most culturally rich cities in the Americas and its denizens.  A cultural exchange initiative, which will be held annually, […]readmore

Community News

In Pursuit of Elder Justice

It is estimated that more than 5 million older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Experts believe that for every case of elder abuse or neglect reported, as many as 23 cases go unreported.   Through his “,” Philip Marshall has testified on elder abuse before the Senate Special Committee on Aging, […]readmore

Community News

Community Health: Hospital News – Black Medical Leaders Appointed to CEO

NYC Health and Hospitals President and CEO Dr. Ram Raju recently announced the appointment of two health care executives of African descent to leadership positions at hospitals located in critical health-needs areas of New York City: Harlem Hospital in Manhattan and Woodhull Hospital in Bedford-Stuyvesant.  Their appointments are designed, he said, “to help guide the nation’s largest public health […]readmore

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Woodhull’s New CEO Pledges “Best” Services

  By Akosua K. Albritton   Gregory Calliste, new CEO of Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center (Woodhull), has been making his rounds within Woodhull’s service area to introduce himself and impress the point that “Woodhull should be your choice”.   Calliste’s appointment became effective April 11, 2016.  He was the acting CEO for North […]readmore