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Day: <span>January 3, 2013</span>

Instilling Racial Pride in Black Teens Leads to Better Educational

Pitt study shows racially conscious parenting strategies can be the key to student success in school PITTSBURGH— African-American adolescents tend to have more success in school if their parents instill in them a sense of racial pride, reducing their vulnerability to the effects of racial discrimination from teachers and peers. This is the conclusion of […]readmore

Eddie Castro’s SPORTS Jets/Giants Wrap-up

The NFL season has come to an end. If you’re a Jets or Giants fan, you are left shaking your heads in disbelief. Both the Jets and Giants will be sitting home on the couch watching the playoffs this year, as both closed out their seasons with disappointing finishes. It is easy to blame the […]readmore

PS-MS 138 Principal: I am a Choice, Too

Marie Chauvet-Monchik, Principal of PS/MS 138, stood in bold defiance before Chancellor Walcott and the members of the Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) to defend her school against co-location. “I am the proud principal of PS 138,” said Monchik. “For the last five years, my school had one B and four consecutive A’s. One A […]readmore

View From Here: On the Shoulders of Giants

On January 21st African-Americans  will watch Barack Hussein Obama be sworn in for a second term as President of the United States of America, a man who acknowledges that he stdid not get there on his own.  He is, as we all are, standing on the shoulders of giants. And what has moved us from […]readmore

Janie W. Green Makes her Transition

Viewing & Wake Wednesday, January 9th 2:00-8:00 pm Bridge Street AWME Church 277 Stuyvesant Avenue, Brooklyn Thursday January 10 Final Viewing 9-10am Service 10am                                                                                                                                          Bridge Street AWME Church 277 Stuyvesant Avenue, Brooklyn followed by Interment at Calverton National Cemetery Janie W. Green, 87, long-time community organizer and activist, passed at approximately 6pm yesterday in Manhattan […]readmore