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Day: <span>May 30, 2019</span>

Civil Court Judge Primary, Tuesday, June 25

By Melanie Lewis   Because of their responsibilities, Civil Court Judges are the ones citizens are most likely to see, particularly when appearing in court without a lawyer.  Therefore, we are running a series of interviews with the candidates to offer the community an opportunity to get to know the people who will be listening […]Read More

Lonnie G. Bunch III to Become the Smithsonian’s 14th Secretary

  The Founding Director of the National Museum of African-American History and Culture, Bunch represents the first insider to lead the Institution in decades The Smithsonian today named Lonnie G. Bunch III as the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Bunch is the Founding Director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture […]Read More

Thinker’s Notebook: Like a Church on Monday… No Service

  Marlon Rice             I was in a Chipotle this week.               So, some of you are going to judge that first line with candid contempt, either based on the choice of food or the outright decision of a self-proclaimed Old Brooklynite choosing to spend money with one of the beacon institutions of New […]Read More

Nyre Handy,19, Wins $40,000 Scholarship A teenager who was born in prison and spent the first 14 years of his life bouncing from care home to care home before finally being adopted has won a $40,000 scholarship to study at Florida Tech. A talented football player, Nyre Handy, 19, moved his adoptive parents to tears […]Read More

Rear View Unguarded: Glen Beck’s Journey

  BAVC’s 2019 “Rediscovering Lost Values” Tour through The South Offered a Protector Insights into Himself and Others…   Pt. I of a Multi-Part Series   I had been asked to provide a safe environment and transportation for a four-day event by my friend of over twenty years, Reverend Taharka Robinson. Hark; his incredibly intelligent, […]Read More