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Day: <span>March 14, 2019</span>

WHAT’S GOING ON

POLITICS 101 Some say that politics is a blood sport. No one knows that better than New Yorkers. Everyone wants to be an elected official, ideally for some higher office. New York’s Mayor Bill de Blasio says that he has not ruled out a run for the 2020 presidency. Is that why he is behaving […]readmore

STEPTOE READINGS AT MACON LIBRARY, MARCH 30, 11am

The late Bedford-Stuyvesant-born author John Steptoe’s award-winning children’s books, written more than three decades ago, have powerful relevance in today’s world.  Now, three of his classic works, Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale Baby Says and Stevie (written in 1969 when he was 16 and published three years later) were reissued recently. On Saturday, March […]readmore

ALVIS ROGERS CELEBRATES 100TH BIRTHDAY

Mrs. Rogers’ Milestone On Saturday, April 13, 2019, Ms. Alvis Rogers will celebrate her 100th Birthday with family and friends in New York City. Born April 14, 1919 in Mississippi, she is the oldest of six siblings; two of whom are still living in Detroit where Ms. Rogers grew up. When Ms. Rogers was an infant, her […]readmore

Race-Women, Action Women, at Sharpton’s Annual Network Convention, April 2-6

Journalist/MSNBC Anchorwoman Joy Reid, gospel great Shirley Caesar, non-profit leader Jennifer Jones-Austin, NAN official Dominique Sharpton Bright, and political leaders Valerie Jarrett, Elizabeth Warren and Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez are among the dynamic women participating in the National Action Network’s 2019 Annual Convention at The Times Square Sheraton, April 2-6.  For more information, www.nationalactionnetwork.netreadmore

Black Women Confronting Racism Overcoming Through the Arts

                      In Memory of Daisy Bates and Her Mother              March Women’s History month holds special meaning in Black history: Tubman died in 1910 in Auburn, NY; Dorothy Height was born two years later in Richmond, Virginia.  In 1956, the great Civil Rights strategist Diane Nash, […]readmore