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

Freedom Party: A Political Party for the Voiceless

By Alton H. Maddox, Jr.   For the first time in the history of New York City, a Black-led and Black-financed political party, which focuses, universally, on the plight of the downtrodden, the dispossessed and the disenfranchised, will appear on the ballot in the General Election in 2013.  The Freedom Party was inspired by our […]readmore

Hynes And Kelly Announce Indictment Of Gun Trafficker For Sale

Defendant Transported Rifles, Revolvers, Semi-Automatic Pistols and Ammunition From North Carolina To Brooklyn Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes and New York Police Department Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly today announced the indictment of Christopher “Country” McPhaul, 43, for illegally selling 30 firearms to an undercover police officer in Brooklyn on ten separate occasions, between […]readmore

Boys & Girls Opens School Targeting Over-Aged & Under-Credited Students

Research & Service High School offers opportunity for students with difficult life situations By Stephen Witt Students looking for another chance at graduating high school along with gaining job and career development skills are being invited to a new “transit” school located within Boys & Girls High School. It’s called the Research & Service High […]readmore

October Is Bedford- Stuyvesant Month

October 17 BED-STUY ALIVE! – A TASTE OF SOUL Support Participating Restaurants online. www.bed-stuyalive.org. 6:00p: Schomburg Center’s Ed Talks: The Misinformation of the Negro by Dr. Ivory A. Toldson. Ed Talks is a new forum for educational scholars and thought leaders whose work illuminates, challenges and transforms the pedagogy and practice of teaching historical and […]readmore

The White Man’s Last Tantrum?

Exclusive: With the U.S. government shutdown and a threatened credit default, Tea Party Republicans are testing out a new system of national governance in which they get their way – or else. But is this the beginning of a new Jim Crow era of imposed white supremacy or just the white man’s last tantrum, asks Robert Parry. By Robert […]readmore

View From Here

By David Mark Greaves The Plight of the Right As we go to press, the 16-day government shutdown is ending and the threat of default on government debt is over.   What remains is a clearer picture of the Tea Party Caucus that has been created by a gerrymandering process that was meant to carve out […]readmore

Upstate Roundtable

Is America coming apart at the seams? By Kimberlee Leto Is America coming apart at the seams? If I sat down to write a list of questions, looked on Facebook to see what people were posting about the Government Shutdown, Obamacare, Immigration and Welfare, that one question pops out at me. Is America coming apart […]readmore