Day: November 4, 2021

Environment

Cop26: world leaders agree on deal to end deforestation

Patrick Greenfield, Jonathan Watts, Phoebe Weston and Fiona HarveyThe Guardian.comWorld leaders have agreed a deal that aims to halt and reverse global deforestation over the next decade as part of a multibillion-dollar package to tackle human-caused greenhouse gas emissions.Xi Jinping, Jair Bolsonaro and Joe Biden are among the leaders who will commit to the declaration […]readmore

Arts-Theater

The Broadway Premiere of Trouble in Mind Starring LaChanze

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) is pleased to share a first look portrait of the cast of the Broadway premiere of Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress. Starring Tony & Emmy Award-winner LaChanze and directed by Charles Randolph-Wright.The photo was shot on stage at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street) where the […]readmore

Community News

NAACP Issues Letter Discouraging Athletes From Signing With Texas-Based Teams

by Brian Good diversityinc.comThe NAACP is fighting back against racist, transphobic and anti-woman legislation recently passed in Texas by issuing a letter encouraging players in five different professional sports to avoid signing with teams based in the state. ESPN’s Sarah Barshop reported that “in a two-page letter signed by NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson […]readmore

What's Going On

Our Time Press – 11/4

NEW YORK UPDATESNYC: The 11/2 election day winners are Democrats, Eric Adams, NYC Mayor; Jumaane Williams, Public Advocate; Brad Lander, Comptroller; Cordell Cleare, NYS Senate, Harlem; Alvin Bragg, Manhattan District Attorney; Eric Gonzalez, Brooklyn DA re-elected; Antonio Reynoso, Brooklyn Boro President.Eric Adams, 61, vegan, former NYPD officer, former NYS Senator will be sworn in on […]readmore

City Politics

Eric Adams Elected Mayor of NYC

“Tonight Is Not Just a Victory Over Adversity,It Is a Vindication of Faith” By Maitefa AngazaThe second Black mayor in New York City history was swept into office on a landslide Tuesday night, with Associated Press calling the victory less than 20 minutes after the polls closed. Just a few minutes later came the announcements […]readmore