Day: January 7, 2022

Obituary

Long time Bed-Stuy Pastor dead at 91

The December 25, 2021 passing of longtime Bedford Stuyvesant’s Catholic priest–Father Martin Carter, a Franciscan Friar of the Atonement, at age 91 shocked many. Born in 1930 in rural North Carolina during the Great Depression and starting in 1950 he spent twenty five years traveling thru out the United States in search of a Catholic […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On 1/6

HAPPY 2022: HOPES AND WOESIt’s a new year with lots of residue from the 2020-2021 pandemic era. A new year always augurs hope and the best of all human potential and possibilities. New Year’s always arrives in winter in the Northern Hemisphere. Already, there is extreme cold weather in most states. Perhaps, BUILD BACK BETTER, […]readmore

Black History

Our Composite Nation

Frederick Douglass’ America Invites Visitors to Explore the Ideas of Liberty and Equality Ongoing Special Installation on View Beginning February 11, 2022New York, NY January 5, 2022 The New-York Historical Society, the first museum in New York City, brings to life Frederick Douglass’ vision of freedom, citizenship, and equal rights in a new ongoing special […]readmore

City Politics

“Generals don’t lead from the back”

New York mayor Eric Adams seeks bold start, Significant challenges await the newly sworn-in leader of the most populous US city This article appeared originally in The Guardian Eric Adams’s first two days in office would resonate with any weary New York commuter: a subway ride featuring a brawl requiring the attendance of police, then […]readmore