Day: September 30, 2021

Economy

COVID EFFECTS WIDEN AMERICA’S RACIAL WEALTH GAP 

Blacks own 22 cents for every dollar held by whites   By Charlene Crowell  Sept 23 … As the global pandemic continues to take lives and infect multiple generations, virtually every dimension of life is challenged. And people with the fewest financial resources before COVID-19 are being challenged more than ever before.    It is both a […]readmore

Education

Acclaimed Stem Educator Links Marvel’s Black Captain America to the

STEM Global Action Founder Dr. Calvin Mackie Sees STEM as a powerful ‘Superhero Force’ Creating Quality Jobs and Careers for the Next Generation NEW ORLEANS, LA – Dr. Calvin Mackie is the founder of STEM Global Action (SGA), a campaign and network of affiliates that bring science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education to children […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On – 9/30

NEW YORK, NYIn attempt to stem the spread of COVID19 and the Delta variant which have claimed so many lives, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Kathy Hochul have vaccine mandates in place. Many essential workers in public education and at health care facilities are vaccine averse and are prepared to lose their jobs. […]readmore

National News

Barack Obama: Tax the Rich, Including Me,to Fund Biden Spending

by Martin Pengellywww.theguardian.comBarack Obama says wealthy Americans – including himself – can afford tax rises to help fund Joe Biden’s ambitious spending plan.“I think they can afford it,” Obama told ABC’s Good Morning America. “We can afford it. I put myself in this category now.”Obama is reckoned to have a personal fortune of around $70m. […]readmore

Community News

While A Nation Struggles… In the Community There is Hope

Bed Stuy Gateway BID recently traveled where no other BID has gone and invited the entire Beford-Stuyvesant community to travel along, as they venture into the inner galactic realm of ANIME! On Saturday, September 25, The BID in partnership with New York City Department of Youth and Community Development Young Men’s Initiative, hosted Bed Stuy […]readmore