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World News

OTP Interview with Professor John Henrik Clarke

OTP Interview with Professor John Henrik Clarke Dr. John Henrik Clarke was born in Union Springs, Alabama, and grew up in Columbus, Georgia. A professor emeritus in New York City, Dr. Clarke is recognized worldwide as a leading authority on African and African-American history.   A prolific writer and lecturer, Dr. Clarke recently completed a book […]readmore

City Politics

Assemblyman Boyland Calls for Multicultural Curriculum Statewide

William Boyland, Jr., representing the 55th Assembly District in Brooklyn, has introduced legislation that, on its face, is deceptively simple: a statewide mandate for multicultural education.  All schools, including elementary, junior and senior high schools, shall be required to teach a multicultural curriculum. The State Education Commissioner, currently David Steiner, shall set out rules and […]readmore

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Africans in the Americas-Parts 1 & 2

Historian John Henrik Clarke was fond of saying, “History is a clock that people use to tell their political and cultural time of day.”  As history is now striking the millennium, it is as good a time as ever to take a brief look at Africans in the Americas during the past three millennia. The […]readmore