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Day: <span>December 14, 2018</span>

Cultural Caravan TV’s Pre-Kwanzaa Community Empowerment Event Was a Celebration

On Sunday, December 2, over 250 people converged on the Jamaica Performing Arts Center in Queens, NY for the 4th Annual Pre-Kwanzaa Community Empowerment Event which opened with the pulsating African Diasporan sounds of Atiba Kwabena Wilson and the Be’fo Quintet. In addition to the great music, the audience also experienced an intergenerational spoken word […]readmore

The New Woman in Trump’s Life

The New Woman in Trump’s Life Coming into his life in his dreadful new year will be New York Attorney General-elect, Letitia James, a strong Black woman and Trump’s new nightmare. With his business and campaign falling in her jurisdiction, and having said she will go after both, no doubt with the same tenacity she’s […]readmore

General Meeting of Brooklyn Community Board 3

Intermittently covering the proceedings of four Brooklyn Community Boards each year is an opportunity to learn about different community concerns and plans. It is also an opportunity to observe the distinct “personalities” of each Community Board. Yes, these 52-member bodies have distinctive ways in carrying out business while following the Robert’s Rules of Order. One […]readmore


To be jolly!  Well, not if you’re a 27-year-old African-American single mom in NYC.  Visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRXAjd2UUOAvideo which has gone viral. See what happened to Jazmine Headley, whose only crime was being a single mom and poor whose HRA benefits were cut off for her baby.  She visited the Boerum Hill SNAP Office, a NYC Human […]readmore

Thinker’s Notebook: The Christmas Shopping Challenge

If you are reading this, I am inviting you to take part in this challenge that I’ve created. Are you in? Okay! Let’s get started. According to ABC News, the average American will spend $700 on gifts this Christmas season. There are currently around 2.64 million people living in Brooklyn. This means that Brooklyn spends […]readmore

Walker Gems: How a fashion icon shares life lessons with

Sacagawea was a young woman from the Shoshone tribe in Idaho. At 16, she was chosen by explorers Lewis and Clark to help them explore the Louisiana Territory. Sacagawea guided the men for thousands of miles, exploring everything from North Dakota, south to Louisiana and then west all the way to the Pacific Ocean. She […]readmore

Pubic Advocate Candidate Rafael Espinal Says Marijuana Revenues Must Benefit

On the heels of a study released by NYU’s Rudin Center regarding directing marijuana revenue to fix the subways–Public Advocate candidate Rafael Espinal calls for money to be used to specifically support Black and Brown communitiesthat have been most historically affected by marijuana enforcement laws. “As the elected official who first marched in the Cannabis […]readmore