Day: October 18, 2018

National News


Over 53,000 Voter Registration Applications on Hold in Secretary of State Kemp’s Office BALTIMORE—The nation’s foremost civil rights organization is closely monitoring possible voter suppression in the state of Georgia stemming from Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s ongoing failure to process over 53,000 voter registration applications. “It’s a stain on our system of democracy when less than a month before an election […]readmore


Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Fails to Forgive

By Charlene Crowell Across the nation and multiple generations, student loan debt now surpasses $1.5 trillion. The anxiety shared by borrowers from all walks of life seeking ways to lift this unsustainable consumer debt affects multiple life dimensions. In some cases, these burdensome debts threaten the future of America’s middle class. Two recent developments hold […]readmore

What's Going On


2018 MIDTERMS OPINION: I no longer listen to the TV political pundits babbling from dusk to dawn about midterm outcomes after their miserable performance and forecasting in 2018. We all know more than is necessary about POTUS 45 and his base, whose numbers are about 30%. How will Americans vote on November 6 is anyone’s […]readmore

Thinker's Notebook

The Enemy Under our Feet

If you live anywhere within the five boroughs of New York City, I want you to answer the following questions for me. Yes, you can answer aloud. I promise that I will hear you. Here are the questions: When you are walking through your neighborhood at night, do you ever come across rats? Have you […]readmore

Community News

VIDA Celebrates its 45th Anniversary

There’s no sweeter accomplishment than the one that comes from consistent effort and concentration on realizing a particular goal. Then when one looks to the right, left and back to see others collaborating with you, one knows the mission will be accomplished. Albert Vann and Annette Robinson are examples of such mission-driven effort. They and […]readmore


Coaches Corner: Girls Soccer

Fort Hamilton HS vs. John Dewey HS Girls Varsity Soccer 10/14/2018 Fort Hamilton High School     Score: 1 Coach: Edward Coyne We played hard and we got a tie game. It was a good game. It was a lot of fun. We play John Dewey High School later this week. And hopefully we will win the […]readmore