Day: March 11, 2019

Black History

  BK Lawmakers Applaud Expansion of Women Monuments Across the

A monument of famed blues siner Billie Holiday will be placed in Queens. Photo by William P. Gottlieb from Wikimedia Commons.   Billie Holiday Photo by William P. Gottlieb from Wikipedia Commons. By Kings County Politics  Women’s History month is starting off with some bronze, as the city’s First Lady Chirlane McCray and Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen announced four new […]readmore

News around the Web


NEW YORK/CHICAGO  Who made the City & State Power 100 List for 2019? If you are interested in the NY Power elite, a cross-section of politicos, business and union leaders and media muckity-mucks, visit The following is a truncated list of the Power 100 List which includes many African-Americans and Latinos in the NY […]readmore

City Politics

The Leftovers

Thinker’s Notebook By Marlon Rice Leftovers taste even better the next day. That lasagna you made for Sunday dinner–It tastes even better when you eat it at your desk for lunch on Monday. I think this is because the food has a whole night to sit in its own juices and flavors, giving it an […]readmore



Tsahai Akili Ptah, 9, is the daughter of filmmaker/actress Nadhege Ptah, one of the “Timeless Women” to be featured in OTP’s salute to March Women’s Herstory Month.  Nadhege produced, directed, and wrote the much-talked-about short film, “Paris Blues in Harlem,” in which she carries the lead role, Paris.  The esteemed Tonya Pinkins and  Charles Welden star in the film which according […]readmore