Day: July 16, 2021

Education

OVERLOOKING BLACK EXCELLENCE

–by Jamel K. DonnorHigh school seniors with the highest GPA in their graduating class are chosen to be valedictorians and are often responsible for delivering the graduating speech. Salutatorians, who are high school seniors with the second-highest GPA in their graduating class, often give the opening remarks. The superintendent attributed the mix-up to a new […]readmore

Community News

NYCHA Ignored Warnings that Ventilation Woes Endangered Tenants During Pandemic,

Greg B. Smith, THE CITY“THE CITY (www.thecity.nyc) is an independent, nonprofit news organization dedicated to hard-hitting reporting that serves the people of New York.”A consultant repeatedly urged public housing managers to overhaul decrepit airflow systems in 240 complexes across the city. But NYCHA officials, who insisted there was no danger, did nothing for weeks as […]readmore