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Day: <span>February 28, 2013</span>

Medgar Evers College: What’s at Stake

The ships running the Middle Passage stopped at many ports with their human cargo. Each beginning a new journey as a chattel slave, whether it be Brazil, Virginia or New York. It is their descendants that come together at Medgar Evers College, bringing the languages and cultures from a good part of the hemisphere, recognizing […]readmore

“By Any Means Necessary” – CUNY takeover of Medgar Evers

“By any means necessary”, that protest ultimatum of the martyred Malcolm X, acquires an ironic twist in the wake of the recent co`up by CUNY at Medgar Evers College. This disputed action of the CUNY Chancellery comes as Black History Month draws to a grand finale. Shortly after Dr. William L. Pollard had tendered his […]readmore

DA Charles Hynes on Regina Katherine Drew

Women’s History Month Series: In Celebration of Mothers My Mother Regina Katherine Drew was a great Mother. I’m certain I share that feeling with virtually all children. But circumstances in my Mother’s life and the way she dealt with adversity marked her as a truly exceptional person. At a time when women were rarely found […]readmore

Parent's Notebook: Whose Children? Our Children!

Black History Month 2013 closes after highlighting the achievements made by African-Americans who survived slavery and fought to achieve equal rights. While it’s necessary that our children know their history, it’s absolutely crucial that they LIVE to contribute the gift each of them brings to the world. So as the “Struggle Continues”, it must include […]readmore