Day: October 19, 2016

National News

ACLU Sues Georgia Over Failure to Extend Voter Registration Deadline

ATLANTA — The American Civil Liberties Union today sued Georgia for refusing to extend the voter registration deadline in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. “The state’s failure to extend the voter registration deadline, despite the massive disruptions caused by Hurricane Matthew, means that thousands of Georgians will be prevented from participating in the November election. […]readmore

Events

11th Annual HOME BUYER SEMINAR SERIES

Bedford Central Community Development Corp. Presents The 11th Annual HOME BUYER SEMINAR SERIES  Sponsored by: Assemblywoman Annette Robinson 16 Week Program; 4 Courses/4 Weeks Each Beginning Tuesday October 18, 2016 6:30 PM-8:30 PM at the Bedford Central Presbyterian Church 1200 Dean St. Brooklyn New York  718-467-0740 Certificates and a Pre-qualification letter for a Home Loan will be […]readmore

Business News around the Web

Black Millennials Use Social Media, Mobile Tech to Raise Influence,

Black millennials are killing the game. In the 2016 Nielsen African-American report, black millennials are being described as tech-savvy, socially and civically engaged, with a growing population and growing buying power. Indeed, the report, “Young Connected and Black: African American Millennials Are Driving Social Change and Leading Digital Advancement,” indicates that black millennials are very… […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On By Victoria Horsford

2016/US PRESIDENCY     November 8, 2016 will go down as an important date in American history. To Be Or Not To Be! Will America elect its first woman president, Hillary Clinton, who will work towards that more perfect union or will America elect Donald Trump, who promised to make America great again. Will he invoke […]readmore

City Politics

Housing Justice Leaders Stand with Tish James in Calling Out

By Akosua K. Albritton NYC Public Advocate Letitia “Tish” James held a press conference in the company of long-standing housing rights nonprofits at City Hall on Thursday, October 13, 2016. Tish James presented the “2016 100 Worst Landlords in New York City” list. The top 5 “Worsts” include Harry D. Silverstein (8 buildings), Allan Goldman […]readmore