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What’s Going On – 10/21

COLIN POWELLA REMEMBRAANCERIP: Beloved General/Statesman Colin Powell, 84, died of complications of COVID-19 on October 18. The son of Jamaican immigrants, Powell was born in Harlem, NY and raised in the South Bronx. He attended and graduated from City College where he joined ROTC. He joined the Army as a Second Lieutenant. Before being deployed […]readmore

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What’s Going On – 10/14

NEW YORK, NY NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio departs City Hall in about 75 days. After his eight-year tenure the city is not much better for wear. The city has solvable problems – education, homelessness, mentally challenged population Rikers Island lawlessness, rampant drug abuse, gun violence, and robberies at outdoor restaurants. But local government is […]readmore

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What’s Going On: 10/7

NEW YORK, NYNYC elections are a month away. The Bill de Blasio mayoralty ends on December 31. Change, uncertainty, and hope are low hanging invaders hovering over NYC. A new mayor will be tasked with monumental challenges facing this busy, chaotic, multicultural city state, the main artery of American life. NY1 TV’s Inside City Hall […]readmore

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What’s Going On – 9/30

NEW YORK, NYIn attempt to stem the spread of COVID19 and the Delta variant which have claimed so many lives, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Kathy Hochul have vaccine mandates in place. Many essential workers in public education and at health care facilities are vaccine averse and are prepared to lose their jobs. […]readmore

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What’s Going On: 9/23

NEW YORK, NEW YORKNAME CHANGES: In February, 2021, Dominican Republic-born US Representative Adriano Espaillat submitted House Resolution HR77 to change the name of the northernmost parts of his Manhattan Congressional district from Sugar Hill, Washington Heights, Hamilton Heights and Inwood to Quisqueya Heights!! He wants “to honor Dominicans and their contributions to the community which […]readmore

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What’s Going on – 9/9

SUMMER IN AMERICAFollow the American newspaper headlines. Will President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion BUILD BACK BETTER Agenda, an omnibus domestic plan which comprises features like infrastructure, health and dental insurance, housing, childcare, college, and the environment, get passed during this Congressional session? The BBB Agenda is a 21st Century version of FDR’s New Deal and […]readmore

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What’s Going On – 9/2

NEW YORK, NEW YORKThere were two major New York stories last week. Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul was sworn in as Governor of the state of New York. A day later, Governor Hochul surprised New Yorkers and media alike when she announced that Senator Brian Benjamin was her Lieutenant Governor choice. The announcement was made on […]readmore

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What’s Going On – 6/3

USA: SPRING 2021Attorney Kristen Clarke, 46, was confirmed last week to head the Civil Rights Division of the US Department of Justice. The Senate vote was 51-48. She is the first Black woman to head the Division. Her nomination was delayed by Senate Republicans who have maligned her character since the January nomination. The Civil […]readmore