Day: December 31, 2019


Community Calendar

Saturday, January 4thTAMA Children Holiday Art Crawl Along Tompkins Avenue thru Jan 18th FREE. Art work done by students in P.S 305 is displayed in area store windows and shop interiors. Display hours vary based on business location hours. Call to inquire. Participating stores are the Bush Doctor Juice Bar, Warude, Etta Salon, Radical Women, […]readmore

World News

Climate crisis: 11,000 scientists warn of ‘untold suffering’

By Damian Carrington, Environmental Editor, The Guardian The world’s people face “untold suffering due to the climate crisis” unless there are major transformations to global society, according to a stark warning from more than 11,000 scientists. “We declare clearly and unequivocally that planet Earth is facing a climate emergency,” it states. “To secure a sustainable […]readmore

Thinker's Notebook

It’s More Than A Crawl

So, I arrive at The Black Lady Theater at 11am sharp for sound check. A week prior to my arrival for sound check, I received an email from my friend Kerry Coddett. She asked if I would like to address the participants of Kwanzaa Crawl, I’d be speaking to the crowd about Kwanzaa. Kerry and […]readmore

What's Going On


BEST MOVIES/2010-2019 Read Essence Magazine essay, 20 BEST FILMS 2010-2019, by Candace Frederick, a well- researched piece with spot-on analysis, about films by Black writers, directors, producers. The 20 Best Films are 1)PARIAH ¸2011; 2) 20 FEET FROM STARDOM about Black music stars like Merry Clayton and Patti Austin 3) BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD, […]readmore

National News

Counting on the Census

2020 Vision on the Census Is Crucial for Our Communities Mayor de Blasio announced last month that more than 150 organizations are awardees of the $19 million NYC Complete Count Fund. Serving New Yorkers in over 80 languages, they represent the city’s geographic and demographic diversity and include organizations ranging from social service to arts […]readmore