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Day: <span>July 18, 2013</span>


Mandela: A Celebration On view at the Schomburg through Saturday, July 20, 2013  The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem (515 MX Blvd. at 135th Street) is marking Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday, today, July 18 — Nelson Mandela International Day, with a special exhibit, Mandela: A Celebration.  Mandela’s life-long dedication to human […]readmore

Eddie Castro’s Sports: THE NEW GUNS

If you are a Brooklyn Nets fan, you must feel like its Christmas in July. The Nets have been very active this off-season and are poised to get back to the playoffs and contend for an NBA championship. Around this time last year, many Brooklynites where wondering if then-free agent center Dwight Howard would find […]readmore

Black United Fund’s Kermit Eady Has No Confidence In Spitzer

Days after disgraced former governor Eliot Spitzer announced his impromptu run for NYC Comptroller, Kermit Eady offered a blunt assessment: “Spitzer is a no good dog.” “Spitzer never built a damn thing. He didn’t know anything about building a Black United Fund, particularly building Black organizations in the Black community.” Eady has raw memories of […]readmore

Race to Succeed Al Vann in City Council Heats Up

Race for the open city council seat in the 36th District representing Bedford-Stuyvesant, Crown Heights and Weeksville took a turn for the nasty last week when one of the candidates filed a general objection to all three of his competitor’s petitions to get on the ballot. Candidate Robert Cornegy, the male Democratic District Leader and […]readmore