Day: February 7, 2020

What's Going On

What’s Going On

WEEK IN REVIEW 2020 PRESIDENCY: It is hoped that the February 3 Iowa Democratic Caucus is not a prelude to Democratic efficacy this year at poll sites. It is as chaotic as the POTUS 45 White House, which most want to oust. The Trump White House operates like an autocratic institution and Iowa is like […]readmore

Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, February 7th Cane River BAM Cinema, Peter Jay Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Ave. Various showtimes $16, $11 for seniors. New York exclusive! This long-lost gem of Black independent cinema was shot in Natchitoches Parish, a historically “free community of color” in Louisiana with an entirely African American cast and crew. It follows Peter (Richard […]readmore

Arts-Theater

Crews Rocked Wrong Boat When “He Threw Gabrielle Union Under

Gabrielle Union, 47, departed NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” as showcase judge, after complaining of behind the scenes toxic “culture of racism” and work environment. Her grievances included AGT co-star Simon Cowell’s “acerbic behavior” and excessive smoking on the indoor set. NBC has appointed an independent investigator to look these matters. Current AGT host Terry Crews’ […]readmore

Business

National Black MBA Association Names Troy D. Evans VP, Strategic

ATLANTA – The National Black MBA Association® recently hired Troy D. Evans as the new Vice President of Strategic Programming and Initiatives. In this role, Evans will be responsible for creating innovative content to support the organization’s members and national programs, including the NBMBAA® National Conference and Exposition and the Leaders of Tomorrow®. Evans previously […]readmore

National News

High Crimes Go Unpunished

By Maitefa Angaza Yesterday’s acquittal of President Donald Trump on charges of high crimes and misdemeanors was expected by most. Readers have likely been talking for a while now to friends and family about this day they saw coming. What did some of our media people and elected officials have to say? Charles Blow, a […]readmore

Events

Community Advocates, Ambassadors Honored by Bklyn Chamber

Brooklyn/Ghana Trade Mission Plans Announced Remarks of Randy Peers, President, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce When I first came back to the Brooklyn Chamber last September, one of the things I said was that we needed to get back to “being a Chamber again.” What I meant by that was, we needed to go back to […]readmore