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Day: <span>April 16, 2020</span>

Brooklyn Grieves For Dr. Roy Hastick

By Ariama Long,Kings County Politics Brooklyn has seen many deaths in the last few months. Adding to that daunting list of men and women is the passing of Dr. Roy A. Hastick Sr., founder, president and CEO of the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CACCI). Hastick, 69, died early Thursday morning April 9, […]Read More

What’s Going On

2020/COVID-19 Life and lifestyles are falling apart for global culture with the arrival of the Virus, the 2020 grim reaper. The USA, Western Europe, with Spain and Italy, are heavily targeted, followed by China, Japan, and South Korea in Asia, Iran in the Middle East. It has hit Africa, South America and beyond. It has […]Read More

Who’s Zooming Who?

This was my work day today. I had a 9am Zoom conference with the NAACP. I had an 11am Zoom interview with an awesome Creative, and I had a Webinar at 12:30pm. After work, I did a Zoom Happy Hour with my friends. Sound familiar? For those of us working from home, Zoom has become […]Read More

Trump Cuts Funds for World Health Org as Oxfam Warns

Transcript (Edited for length)Democracynow!.orgAMY GOODMAN: As the confirmed cases of coronavirus surpass 2 million around the world, President Donald Trump says he will cut U.S. support for the World Health Organization. Richard Horton, editor-in-chief of The Lancet medical journal, called it a “crime against humanity.” Oxfam America said the cuts slash “any hopes for the […]Read More

BP Adams, PA Williams Address Unattended Bodies in Nursing Homes

By Ariama Long,Kings County Politics Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Public Advocate Jumanne Williams, in a virtual press conference yesterday, addressed the morbid situation of unattended bodies in the borough’s nursing homes which was brought to light last week. “We knew at the start of COVID-19 that those who would have the most challenging time […]Read More

Emerging from the Shadows

Face of America’s Essential Last Responder Once Concealed, Now Revealed Essential Edict: Effective April 15 employees of businesses in direct contact with the public are required to wear face coverings. And their employers must provide them. This mandate is part of the Governor’s efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The image was taken […]Read More

Emerging from the Shadows

Face of America’s Essential Last Responder Once Concealed, Now Revealed Essential Edict: Effective April 15 employees of businesses in direct contact with the public are required to wear face coverings. And their employers must provide them. This mandate is part of the Governor’s efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The image was taken […]Read More