Day: December 2, 2016


Billionaire NonEducator to Head the Destruction of the US Dept

By Sam Anderson The Complete elimination of a federal oversight of public education is about to begin. This was a campaign promise of President-Elect Donald Trump… and he has started the first phase of shutting down the US Dept. of Education with the selection of Ms. Betsy DeVos- a multibillionaire with absolutely no education experience […]readmore

World News

Cuba For West Africa – Africa Called, Cuba Answered

By Isaac Saney, Co-Chair & Spokesperson, Canadian Network on Cuba – November 14, 2014 The Canadian Network On Cuba (CNC) is launching the Cuba For West Africa Campaign to raise funds to assist the ongoing Cuban medical missions in the West African nations of Guinea-Conakry, Liberia & Sierra Leone that are engaged in fighting the […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On by Victoria Horsford

Cuban revolutionary and visionary Fidel Castro, 90, has died., One of the most important figures and influences in the Americas in the 20th century. Cuba is 90 miles away from Florida and well within the boundaries of the Monroe Doctrine, which signaled to all and sundry that America, especially the Caribbean, was off-limits to foreigners. […]readmore

Community News

Historic Bethany Baptist Church to Ordain First Woman

  BROOKLYN, NY, November 29, 2016 – For the first time in its 133-year history, Bethany Baptist Church will ordain a woman to the gospel ministry. The Ordination Service for Minister S. Faith Holman will be held at Bethany, 460 Marcus Garvey Blvd., on Sunday, December 4, at 4:00 pm. The Reverend Dr. Adolphus C. Lacey, […]readmore


Championship Caliber

By Eddie Castro Call them the “Comeback Kids”. The No.2-ranked Erasmus Hall Dutchman are on their way to a third straight championship title appearance thanks in part to the team’s defense. Their defense, which started slow out the gates through most of the game, channeled their inner Rocky and kept fighting. In what was a […]readmore

Black History National News

What the Election Analyses Are Leaving Out

By Pearl Duncan Pearl Duncan is completing a book about DNA and ancestry.   A lot of people are examining the voting patterns in the 2016 Presidential Election and saying the election was based on urban, suburban or rural voters, turnout of people who had never voted before, race and class, the Democrat, Republican, Independent […]readmore