Day: August 20, 2020

Community News

The Ire This Time:

Standing for Medgar Evers College Once Again: Part 1 By Maitefa Angaza Medgar Evers College has been here before: students and faculty make charges of disrespect and disenfranchisement, and say that the CUNY chancellor and college president appear unmoved. Stakeholders, the students who rely on MEC, their family and professors, are outraged. Elected officials — […]readmore

Thinker's Notebook

When the Issue is Trauma and Trust

This past Monday, my Brooklyn NAACP Census team and I set up our table and banner on the corner of Nostrand and Fulton, the jugular vein of Bedford Stuyvesant. Our mission was to preach Census to the community for two hours. We had our Covid packets – which are basically a few masks in a […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On

SUMMERTIME IN AMERICA Countdown: 75 days from August 20 to the November 3 U.S. Presidential election.Will Kamala Harris make a difference?How much more chaos can Trump produce in his attempt to dismantle the Administrative state while looking at his sinking poll numbers. He is a desperate cult personality who has fooled some Americans for four […]readmore

Community News

Gotta Be in It To Win It

NYC CENSUS 2020 LAUNCHES“CENSUS SUBWAY SERIES” AND “NYC COUNTS” CONTEST NYC Census 2020 says it will be a Triple 10 for New York City if we all stand up and be counted. It all involves residents of 10 neighborhoods executing a simple task: answering 10 questions in 10 minutes! Last week, in a strategically creative move, the […]readmore

Community News

Importance of Being Counted

LaRay Brown, CEO, One Brooklyn Health System, Speaks LaRay Brown is President and CEO of the billion-dollar One Brooklyn Health System, composed of Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center, Interfaith Medical Center and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. Ms. Brown was named as one of the most powerful women in New York by Crain’s New York Business […]readmore

National News

Sen. Kamala Harris Accepts VP Nomination

“…We Have a Chance to Change the Course of History.” Senator Kamala Harris accepted the nomination for Vice President of the United States and invoked the names of “Women like Mary Church Terrell and Mary McCleod Bethune. Fannie Lou Hamer and Diane Nash. Constance Baker Motley and Shirley Chisholm,” saying, “We’re not often taught their […]readmore