Day: September 24, 2020

National News

RUTH BADER GINSBURG

March 15, 1933, Brooklyn, NY – September 18, 2020, Washington, DC Distinguished Judiciary and Community Leaders Praise the Life and Legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Judge “Humanity is needed in all areas of America’s legal systems.  Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a justice of great intellectual jurisprudence, wisdom and fortitude, brought the qualities of kindness, compassion and empathy to bear […]readmore

Community News

Say His Name: Ayshawn Davis

UPDATE: Suspect, 20, Arrested in Shooting Death of 11-Year-old Ayshawn Davis Troy, NY, detectives have arrested Jahquay E. Brown, 20, of Cohoes, NY,  for  2nd degree murder in the drive-by shooting death of Ayshawn Davis, reported in Our Time Press, this week. Troy PD chiefs thanked the “community and the support the citizens of Troy (showed) to members of the police […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On

US ELECTION COUNTDOWNThere are 41 days from September 24 to November 3, ELECTION DAY. More than 200,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and according to media reports that number may be an undercount. Americans would benefit more from a more proactive national policy towards the containment of the coronavirus pandemic which would include a $2-3 […]readmore

National News

Are You In?  Have You Been Counted?  Census 2020 Deadline is

Mayor Bill DeBlasio’s  multi-borough “Countdown to our Future” kicked off a two-week campaign, September 17, to increase self-response rates and encourage New Yorkers to open up to door-to-door enumerators in New York City.  He is supported by City officials, elected officials, and major citywide community advocates and leaders who are mobilizing New Yorkers to obtain a complete […]readmore

OP-ED

Dissent is Patriotic

By Aprille RussellI am heartbroken.Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court Justice and Brooklyn native, passed away September 18 at the age of 87.I wish that in this moment we could focus entirely on the life and legacy of this amazing woman.Instead I am terrified by the erosion of women’s rights and civil liberties likely to occur […]readmore

View From Here

Racial Unrest, a Gangster President and a Pandemic

View From HereBy David Mark Greaves Breonna Taylor: Is this justice?In a press conference Wednesday afternoon, we learn that no charges are filed against two of the police officers involved in Breonna Taylor’s death, and charges against the third officer for shooting wildly into a neighbor’s apartment.Confronted with men breaking into the apartment, Breonna’s boyfriend, […]readmore