Day: February 11, 2021

News around the Web

CUNY’s Africana Studies to Explore Lesson’s Learned from Women’s Collective

Bertrade Ngo-Ngijol Banoum, the chair of Lehman College’s Africana Studies department, is exploring the collective action of Black women to combat the pandemic’s impact on human rights, gender and race in their communities in her newly created course Africana Women Lead Through the COVID-19 Crisis.Given the preexisting economic, education, housing and health inequities among communities […]readmore

Community News

Another Real Estate Cautionary Tale– Revisited

A Media Cautionary Tale After our February 4th issue went to press with the article, Another Real Estate Cautionary Tale, we learned that the reporter failed to disclose that he was a tenant in the building with interactions with the previous owner and the new owner.While he maintains that the information in the article is […]readmore

National News

Stacey Plaskett is 1st Nonvoting House Delegate to Argue an

Brakkton Bookerwww.npr.comStacey Plaskett made history on the Senate floor Wednesday when she became the first nonvoting delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives to serve as an impeachment manager.Plaskett represents the U.S. Virgin Islands, which as a territory does not have a vote in Congress. She is in the unique position of arguing the case […]readmore