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Day: <span>October 12, 2019</span>

Why We All Should Support the Test

Thinker’s Notebook On October 26, approximately 28,000 students will sit for the Specialized High School Admissions Test. The test is given annually, and every eighth- and ninth-grade student in the city is eligible to take it. Much has been discussed regarding the exam and the low numbers of Black and Brown children being admitted to […]Read More

California-Based Foundation Raids and Shutters WBAI

By Maitefa Angaza  A rude, and some say criminal, awakening greeted loyal WBAI-FM radio loyalists on Monday morning, with the news that the beloved, listener-sponsored progressive station had been effectively shut down. Although the signal was still live, the programming in its entirety was being broadcast from KPFK in North Hollywood, California, by Pacifica Foundation […]Read More

Spotlight on Community

St. Andrew’s Playground encompasses a full-square block of basketball and handball courts, playground area and a half-block expanse with 2 softball fields.  Bounded south and north by Atlantic Avenue and Herkimer Street and east/west by Kingston Avenue and St. Andrews Place, the expansive ballfields also provides space for school field days and was memorably used […]Read More