Day: May 3, 2019

City Politics

Angela Davis, Ayanna Pressley lead rally in support of Ilhan

By Zack Budryk, The Hill Activist Angela Davis and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) joined numerous other black women activists and members of Congress in a rally Tuesday to support Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). Davis and Barbara Ransby, a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago and adviser to the Movement for Black Lives, told Democracy Now they planned the event, called Black […]readmore

What's Going On

WHAT’S GOING ON

By Victoria Horsford   THE WEEK IN REVIEW Gen-X trailblazer Richard Parnell Habersham sent shock waves through the Harlem business and political community last week when he announced that he was a candidate for the 13th US Congressional District, which spans Central and East Harlem, Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx.  Congressman Adriano Espaillat […]readmore

Black History Thinker's Notebook

Dear John

Thinker’s Notebook By Marlon Rice             Where would Black culture be without our storytellers? The true history of our people has been fragmented and fractured across this entire planet over the span of eternity. We have no birth record, we’ve been here for as long as the sun, the moon and the stars. Our stories […]readmore

Community News

A Flowering of Spirit & Neighborhood at Annual Bed-Stuy Planting

More than 40 Block and Tenant Associations participated in the 9th Annual FlowerBed-Stuy event organized by Oma Holloway of the Bridge Street Development Corporation (BSDC) last Saturday, April 27th. The BSDC project is considered the ultimate salute to community beautification and spring cleaning, with Bedford-Stuyvesant residents of all ages joining in the work.       The event, as […]readmore

Sports

   The Year That Was

By Eddie Castro After an abysmal 2017-18 season, the Brooklyn Nets were poised to make this year a much more exciting campaign with young, developing players such as D’Angelo Russell, Caris LeVert and Rodins Kurucs, just to name a few. The team, on paper, was projected to be a much more athletic core than last […]readmore

Business

Three money moves to make before the year ends

  By Matthew Scott In a year where many people were shocked to find out that they wouldn’t be getting a tax return, it’s more important than ever to use the money you do have to your best advantage. So if you did get a tax return or if you are looking to be more […]readmore