Day: February 16, 2017

News around the Web

What’s Going On: WINTER IN AMERICA 2017

By Victoria Horsford HARLEM, NY: The 2/14 Special Election and its ramifications. Political pundits foresee a strange, powerless period for Central Harlem voters/residents if NYS Senator Bill Perkins wins the NYC Council race. According to NY Daily News columnist Ken Lovett, a Perkins’ City Council victory reduces (by one) the already-impotent Democratic Senate, the victim […]readmore

Community News

Nicole Mason, PhD. to Keynote Voices for the Future of

Tuesday, February 28 at St. Francis College  Critical issues facing at-risk youth in Brooklyn’s low-income neighborhoods will be examined at Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) Youth Action Summit: Voices for the Future of Brooklyn, a panel discussion and youth action resource hub. This community event will be moderated by C. Nicole Mason, PhD, noted policy expert, economic […]readmore

Arts-Theater

An Evening of Triumph and Travesty

Reflections on Queen B and the Grammys by playthell Last night, Beyoncé experienced both triumph and travesty at the Grammy Awards. Appearing on stage visibly pregnant, the popular music diva performed a moving tribute to motherhood that was so spectacular even the language of Shakespeare, Chaucer and the King James Bible seems bereft of superlatives […]readmore