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Day: <span>February 10, 2017</span>


By Victoria Horsford NYC POLITICS HARLEM: NYS Assemblywoman Inez Dickens’ downstate inauguration ceremony was an affair to remember. Held at the Harlem Hospital Pavilion on February 2nd, the event was full of pomp and circumstance, complete with color guard and an SRO audience. Many high-pedigreed NY Democrats were in attendance who delivered remarks about the […]readmore

Commuter Vans Get More Legitimate

By Akosua K. Albritton Every day, thousands of New Yorkers board commuter vans and buses to get to their destinations. The rides may be smooth or the rides may be nerve-racking. Most drivers play the radio for the passengers’ enjoyment, while others entertain passengers with the latest movies or music videos. For the most part, […]readmore

Black History Month: Dashikis and Dreadlocks

Learning to be Black and Proud By Aishamanne Williams I’ve had dreadlocks since I was 5 years old. My mother and father have them, so they were normal for me. I loved when my mother twisted my locks and put them in a ponytail or braided them. But my grandmother didn’t think they were normal. […]readmore

Coretta Scott King Speaks

Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee: Thank you for allowing me this opportunity to express my strong opposition to the nomination of Jefferson Sessions for a federal district judgeship for the Southern District of Alabama. My longstanding commitment which I shared with my husband, Martin, to protect and enhance the rights of black Americans, […]readmore

Washington (CNN)The Senate has silenced Elizabeth Warren

Washington (CNN)The Senate has silenced Elizabeth Warren. And by doing so, majority Republicans just handed the liberal firebrand a megaphone — further elevating President Donald Trump’s fiercest and most prominent critic in the Senate and turning her into a Democratic hero. The rebuke of Warren came after the Massachusetts Democrat read a letter written 30 […]readmore