Day: April 20, 2017

What's Going On

WHAT’S GOING ON By Victoria Horsford

HARLEM, USA  The 4/12 Schomburg Fete was quite an elaborate party. New Schomburg Center Director Kevin Young was formally introduced to library members and friends.   Since his December arrival at the Schomburg, Young has been named New Yorker Magazine poetry editor, arguably a first for an African-American. Once the program began, literary lion James Baldwin […]readmore

Community News

SENIORS: AGE-FRIENDLY AMBASSADORS

By Selma M. Jackson My mother and my grandmother both lived to be 94 years old. The year before my mother died I asked myself how did I want to enjoy my golden years. If I wanted to be around as long as they were and what would I do for the next 30+ years? […]readmore

City Politics

Nadler Pushes For Kushner Suspension Of Security Clearance

Congressman Jerry Nadler (D-Western Brooklyn, Manhattan) last week joined several Democratic House members in writing to the FBI and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) requesting that they suspend White House Senior Advisor and President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner’s security clearance. The group of lawmakers including Reps. Don Beyer (D-VA), Ted Lieu (D-CA), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), […]readmore