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Day: <span>November 1, 2005</span>

From the Aisle

By Linda Armstrong I’m sure you’ve heard by now that the Alice Walker novel, The Color Purple  is coming to Broadway as a musical. This is very exciting news, as this will be the first time that  The Color Purple is mounted in a stage production. This production also represents several Broadway debuts-Oprah Winfrey makes […]readmore


 The Reading Room, Hallmark’s latest feel-good motion picture for television, has everything … except a strong, credible storyline.  Thanks to the presence of James Earl Jones, Tim Reid and other actors, and the directorial work of Emmy-winner Georg Stanford Brown, the movie is saved from drowning in Randy Feldman’s lukewarm, sappy teleplay which struggles to […]readmore

Education and Community

by  Stanley Kinard For the past week The Daily News has reported on unrest between teachers and the administration at Brooklyn Technical High School. The principal of Brooklyn Tech is Dr. Lee McCaskill, a black man, who for 13 years has led this elite school with distinction. Brooklyn Technical High School is one of 3 […]readmore

Wired for Success

By Akosua Kathryn Albritton Popeye’s Goes Cyber Popeye’s Chicken and Biscuits is introducing new things on the menu and on the floor to enhance the dining experience.  Visit   Popeye’s at the corner of Fulton Street and Flatbush Extension.  There is an eight-seat cyber lounge.  Pay four dollars at the payomatic and a customer has one […]readmore

The Law and You

By Eric Adams On October 6th, at the very heart of rush hour and just 2 hours away from a mayoral debate, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly announced a terrorism alert. Citing the most specific threat against the city since September 11, 2001, the mayor chose this most unusual time to […]readmore