By Lisa Durden When I’m not able to attend red carpet screenings, everyone who knows me, knows that I always go to see films opening night. Not just because I’m a journalist, but because I like to be in the know!! I also love the energy and excitement that comes with it!! But more importantly, I […]readmore

Black History

The Flag: Red Black & Green

This is an excerpt from an article originally published in Dr. Ron Daniels’ Vantage Point.August 17 will mark the 128th birthday of the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey, the visionary Jamaican-born leader who built the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL) into the largest mass movement for liberation in the history of Africans […]readmore

Health & Wellness

COVID-19 ‘long-haulers’ face increased risk of death and many other

By Tristan HorromVA Research CommunicationsA year into the pandemic, most people are familiar with the immediate symptoms of COVID-19 infection, which include breathing problems and fever. But reports of COVID-19 “long-haulers” suggest that some people can have persistent, long-lasting health problems caused by the virus. In the largest post-acute COVID-19 study to date, VA Saint […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On – 8/19

New York, NYLieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, who will be sworn in as NYS governor next week, confirmed that she is a contender for the 2022 NYS governor’s race. She vows to bury the extant toxic Cuomo energy pervasive in Albany’s executive branch for almost 12 years. New Yorkers eagerly await the announcement of her Lieutenant […]readmore

National News

2020 Census Data Reveals an Increasingly Diverse United States as

by Brian Good on August 16, 2021diversityinc.comWhen the U.S. Census Bureau released their data from the 2020 Census late last week, it revealed just how dramatically the racial makeup of America has continued to change in recent years. After analyzing the data, Mike Schneider of the Associated Press reported that “no racial or ethnic group dominates for those under age 18, […]readmore

Black History

Remembering Marcus Garvey on his Birthday – Letter to President

OTP joins the community in celebrating the birthday of Marcus Garvey and his spirit that moves through us all.  by Julius W. Garvey, M.D., O.J.P.S., Dear President Biden,Just over 100 years ago Marcus Mosiah Garvey and the organization that he founded, the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League, assembled 2,500 delegates from […]readmore