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Day: <span>October 27, 2016</span>

“Autumn” in New York with Playwright Richard Wesley (Part One

  By Bernice Elizabeth Green Richard Wesley is a writer for all seasons. And it took the busy scholar, professor and award-winning playwright about a hundred of them before he found time to write the impressive “Autumn” play currently in production through Sunday, November 6 at LIU’s Kumble Theater in Downtown Brooklyn. Wesley has penned […]readmore

Simply Art & Framing Gallery – Celebrating its 25th Anniversary–a

Brooklyn, New York — Clinton Hill Simply Art & Framing Gallery, located on the Brooklyn borderlines of Clinton Hill and Bedford–Stuyvesant on Myrtle Avenue‘s  Main Street, opened in 1991. The business opened among street–corner bodegas, auto repair/tire shops, lexicon–protected liquor stores and single–room occupancy apartment buildings. Today, the neighborhood apartment buildings are replaced with luxury […]readmore

What’s Going On by Victoria Horsford

By Victoria Horsford 2016: U.S. ELECTION SEASON Earlier, I observed that it was media’s imperative to destroy the ogre that it created named Donald Trump, the GOP candidate for the United States presidency. What I failed to realize was that media had already started plotting his demise. For two successive weeks, 60 MINUTES covered segments […]readmore

The Shared Economy: Cornegy, Brooklyn Airbnb Hosts Push Back Against

By Kings County Politics Calling companies like Airbnb the wave of the future, City Councilman Robert Cornegy, Jr. (Bedford-Stuyvesant/Northern Crown Heights) today pushed back at Governor Andrew Cuomo signing into law last week the imposing of fines of up to $7,500 for people advertising home-sharing in buildings with four units or more for less than 30 days. […]readmore

Third Debate is the Charm

By Akosua Albritton If you read the book “Game Change”, you are aware that candidates prepare for debates by participating in mock debates several times a week throughout the course of the primaries and up to the last debate between the Republican nominee and Democratic nominee. It is apparent between Hillary Rodham-Clinton and Donald J. […]readmore

Violence, Misogyny and the Aftermath

By David Mark Greaves Attorney General Loretta Lynch has replaced the New York-based FBI team working on the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner on Staten Island, where he was selling cigarettes on the street. The New York Times reports that while Lynch “has a reputation for being deferential to prosecutors in the field”, they […]readmore