Day: July 9, 2020

Black History

Once Again: The Case for Reparations

Stolen Land, Stolen Labor: The Case for ReparationsPart 2 (Edited and amended) The Black Lives Matter movement highlighting police brutality has caused anawakening of White America to the systemic racial injustice perpetrated against African Americans. However, this awakening cannot be limited to the toppling of statues, renaming of military bases and removal of confederate flags. […]readmore

City Politics

Brown and Black Enterprises Matter

 by Bernice Elizabeth Green July 3 in front of One Police Plaza in Manhattan, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams announced his support of struggling Black and Brown businesses facing economic calamity and possible closure due to the ongoing COVD-19 pandemic. Adams’ effort is part of the continuing One Brooklyn multicultural campaign designed to grow a sustainable, more empowered Brooklyn.   Upon learning […]readmore

National News

“Enough is Enough, It Has to Stop!”

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Responds to Weekend Shootings Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms delivered an impassioned response Sunday to holiday weekend violence in Atlanta that killed three people, including an 8-year-old girl, and injured more than 20 in multiple incidents.  Here is the text of Bottoms’ statement at a news conference: “We’ve talked a lot […]readmore