Day: March 26, 2021

World News

Samia Suluhu Hassan of Tanzania sworn in as the East

Rose through the ranksA former office clerk and development worker, Samia Suluhu Hassan, 61, began her political career in 2000 in her native Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous archipelago, before being elected to the national assembly on mainland Tanzania and assigned a senior ministry.She rose through the ranks of the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) until being […]readmore


The Buddha Board

By Chelsea WilliamsThe Buddha Board came in the mail around Christmas. The company sent three sizes to try. At first, I thought the concept was weird, but then I loved it. I found it relaxing. A soft board to paint on with a paintbrush using only water, actually cool. I love that there is a […]readmore

Health & Wellness

The Future of Urban Agriculture … “It is predicted that food production across the world will need to increase by around 25% by 2050. Coupled with growing urbanisation, restrictions in available agricultural land and climate change impacts, this leaves a large challenge to address.“It is estimated that 80% of all food will be consumed in cities by 2050, so future […]readmore

City Politics

Top Candidates for Mayor of New York

Of the many candidates running, We’ve selected the following eight as true contenders for the nomination. All of their websites give detailed information on the candidate’s vision and plan for their administration. The information below is a partial and small look at some of the plans they would institute were they to win. The good […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On : 3/25

SPRINGTIME IN AMERICATwo massacres,18 deaths in less than one week in America, is unacceptable.A white man, Robert Aaron Long, killed eight people in Atlanta, Georgia last week, six of whom were Asian American. The gunman in Boulder, Colorado who killed 10 people, including a law enforcement officer on 3/22 has been identified as Ahmed Al […]readmore

National News

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin III Moves to International Stage

Growing Relationships, Converging Interests, Refocusing Partnerships Afghanistan-This past weekend, Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin and Ashraf Ghani, President, Afghanistan, met in the presidential palace Kabul, Afghanistan to discuss the “peace process” and concerns over rising violence in the area.Their talk came at a crucial time for the efforts to achieve peace in Afghanistan. Currently, the […]readmore

Community News

Phenomenal Women, Resting in Power

Eleven years ago, this month, “stars in the world of media and community service” were honored at Charlotte Mial’s Third Annual March Women’s History Month Awards and Brunch at the Herbert Von King Park Cultural Arts Center in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The event celebrated the achievements of 25 phenomenal women, including journalists, writers, authors, reporters, […]readmore