Day: December 31, 2021

What's Going On

What’s Going On – 12/31

NEWSMAKERSRIP: Anti-apartheid leader and activist South African Archbishop Emeritus DESMOND TUTU, 90, died on December 26. Cleric and theologian, he was the first Black Archbishop of Cape Town. A revered man of faith, a nonviolence social change warrior, he campaigned at home and abroad against Apartheid, the system of white minority rule which prevailed in […]readmore

National News

The Loss of Tutu is Immeasurable

The anti-apartheid icon passed away at the age of 90. Sello Hatang says the loss of Tutu is immeasurable as he was an extraordinary thinker and leader.“The Arch meant everything to me, I first met him during the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and was privileged to work with him on a number […]readmore

Community News

Mr. Eric L. Adams & Mr. Franklin A. Thomas

Ground-breakers Celebrated as we Move into the New Year Left:Mayor-elect Eric Adams at his post-election victory celebration, exults at his lifelong achievement of the highest office in the city. On pages 6-7, see his vision for the city Photo: Nathaniel Adams See Eric Adams, New York’s New Mayor Gives His Vision for the Future Right: […]readmore

Interview

Eric Adams, New York’s New Mayor Gives His Vision for

On his Life JourneyAdams: Well, I think a review of my life’s journey shows that I have gone through a lot from being arrested as a young boy at 15 to turning that into a purposeful moment and becoming a police officer, starting 100 Blacks in Law Enforcement, spending 22 years in the department as […]readmore

Black History

Celebrating the Remarkable Legacy of Franklin Thomas

By Darren Walker, President,Ford FoundationFranklin Thomas was a giant—an American original; a singular leader; an iconic figure in the history of the Ford Foundation and philanthropy, our city and all cities, our nation and the world. And just as Frank shaped a half century of human progress in our neighborhoods and around the globe, he […]readmore