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View From Here: We Need to See Clinton’s Speeches to

By David Mark Greaves Now that Attorney General Schneiderman has reached a $5 billion settlement with Goldman Sachs, stemming from their “deceptive practices leading up to the financial crisis” in the mortgage industry, it makes it imperative to know what Secretary Clinton said to the assembled financial industry elites at $225,000 per speech.  Did she […]readmore

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View From Here: Elections 2016

By David Mark Greaves Women’s History Month is ending and Hillary Clinton is currently leading in the Democratic delegate, and were she to win the nomination, history-making in itself, she may well consider having Senator Elizabeth Warren as her running mate. It would bring the Sanders forces on board and she need not worry about “balancing” the ticket with a guy, she could instead […]readmore

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Historic and History-Making

Next month, New York State Assemblywoman Annette Robinson formally announces her decision to step down. It’s been a long, hard run for the ardent community activist and stateswoman; we remember how she showed up at events others avoided or deemed politically unimportant. But last week, the 56th AD leader, a stickler for protocol, presented the message first to members of the Vanguard Independent Democratic Association (VIDA), […]readmore

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High-Tech In Brownsville

  By Dylan Johnson, KCP In Brownsville’s Howard Houses on Friday afternoon, Central Brooklyn State Senator Jesse Hamilton brought together community leaders, elected officials, students, teachers and principals to announce for a conference on The Campus, the country’s first technology and wellness hub located in a public housing project. The Campus, spearheaded by the senator, is an initiative designed […]readmore

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Interfaith Medical Center Honors Black History Here & Now      

  Easter came early this year at the Black History Program presented by clients and staff of Interfaith Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry, Ambulatory and Primary Care Programs and Community Affairs, which included a standing-room-only audience with stories of Resurrection, courage, faith and resilience. The program, seamlessly run by Mistresses of Ceremony Sharonnie Perry and […]readmore