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Day: <span>September 8, 2016</span>

Labor Day: Shots Fired, Presidential Politics and Local Primary Races

By David Mark Greaves The killing of St. John’s University student Tiarah Poyau and 17-year-old Tyreke Borel at the J’Ouvert Festival before the Labor Day parade, in the presence of 250 light towers, 45 cameras and an army of police officers, says that of the 250,000 revelers, there were some who just don’t care and are […]Read More

What’s Going On

By Victoria Horsford HARLEM JOURNAL Uptown joins downtown with the first-ever HARLEM FASHION WEEK, September 7-10, which is produced by Tandra Birkett and Yvonne Jewnell, mother/daughter team who own the fashion line Yvonne Jewnell New York, LLC. Harlem Fashion Week intersects with NYFW. For a calendar of events, visit harlemfw.com. The West 120th Street Block […]Read More

55th Assembly District Race: Walker, Mealy Weigh In On Confronting

 By Kings County Politics News Service Incumbent Assemblywoman Latrice Walker is being challenged for her 55th District Assembly seat in the September 13 Democratic Primary by term-limited City Councilwoman Darlene Mealy. Walker is a lifelong Brownsville native and a product of the New York City public schools before going on to an undergraduate degree from […]Read More

Africa Will Build The Future Says Zuckerberg, Visits Kenya On

Toby Shapshak ,   CONTRIBUTOR, www.forbes.com The future will be built in Africa, Facebook FB +2.03% CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in Nigeria, before travelling to Kenya, the “world leader” in mobile money, on his first visit to sub-Saharan Africa, a surprise trip which has propelled Africa’s entrepreneurial spirit into the news. “It’s inspiring to see how engineers here are using mobile money to […]Read More

Clinton, Trump and Martial Law

By Alton H. Maddox, Jr. (“Attorney-at-War”) First and foremost, Donald Trump is a businessman.  His business is marketing. His name: Trump.  Wealth creation is personal.  His family is his only special interest.  As a “mobster”, he is about building a family dynasty.  “Mafia” goes with casinos and construction like a hand goes with a glove in icy Alaska. Now, he is […]Read More

How History Forgot The Black Women Behind NASA’s Space Race

By Emine Saner via The Guardian In the 1940s, a group of female scientists were the human computers behind the biggest advances in aeronautics. Hidden Figures, an upcoming book and film tells their remarkable, untold story. Growing up in Hampton, Virginia, Margot Lee Shetterly was surrounded by brilliant female scientists and mathematicians who, like her father, worked […]Read More

Attorney General Schneiderman 2016 Labor Day Report

In honor of Labor Day, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued his third annual Labor Day report, Working for Justice, covering the enforcement actions of his Labor Bureau and the key policies promoted on behalf of working men and women. The labor cases he has pursued and the policies he has championed cover workers across […]Read More