Day: February 29, 2020

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Community Calendar

Friday, February 28th GLORY! Black History, An Inspiration CPCS Lower School Auditorium 241 Emerson Place 1:30pm FREE. Lift your spirits and encourage some little ones by attending this showing of artwork by kindergarteners and first-graders. This sampling of work in honor of Black History Month is by Community Partnership Charter School student (from left to […]readmore

City Politics

Judge Staton Speaks: Part 2

David Greaves, Our Time Press: In the areas of housing and the legal system: in the last legislative session there were a number of reforms. People call them very progressive reforms. What would you say still has to be done in the areas of both criminal justice and housing? Judge Staton: Well you know, in […]readmore

Thinker's Notebook

How Do We Love Our Boys?

Every Wednesday, I teach a class in Creative Writing and Journalism to Junior High School students at Van Siclen Community Middle School in East New York. The class is comprised of 18 students, 17 of them are young Black and brown boys. Back in September, I offered the class an opportunity to vote for a […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On

AMERICANA 2020 The Democrats: Is it a foregone conclusion that Bernie Sanders wins the Democratic Presidential nomination with all of its unintended consequences? He has momentum…but I don’t know if his contenders should be dismissed, after only three contests in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada? None of those states reflect the diversity embodied in the […]readmore

View From Here

Democrat Roulette

I don’t like the way this is going at all. The way the country is headed. The citizenry being played with disinformation and misinformation. The Russian government bringing its resources to bear, to continue their successful campaign to disrupt the country and keep their authoritarian quisling as President of the United States. There is the […]readmore