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Day: <span>May 21, 2020</span>

OTP Interview with Bill Lynch

Top Consultant to National Politicians Was Prescient about Today’s Economic Crisis A $3 trillion budget was just passed by theHouse. With that much on the table we cannot afford to wait for it. Here is some advice from political wizard Bill Lynch to the community that is still relevant today. Mr. Lynch died in 2013. […]readmore

Jeffries Leads Fight for $3 Trillion HEROES Act Passage

By Ariama Long ,Kings County Politics U.S. Reps. Hakeem Jeffries (D-Brooklyn, Queens), Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), Brendan Boyle (D-PA) and Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), yesterday made their argument in a conference call on why the Republican-led U.S. Senate should pass the Democratic-led House’s $3 trillion HEROES Act – an emergency allocation to […]readmore

Trump Is Playing the China Card. Who Believes Him?

By Susan E. RiceContributing Opinion Writer,New York Times In President Trump’s notes used at the March 19 White House news briefing, “Corona” was replaced with “Chinese” in a reference to the coronavirus.There is a long history of American presidential candidates using China as a campaign cudgel — from Bill Clinton blasting President George H.W. Bush […]readmore

President Barack Obama’s Commencement Address to the Class of 2020

Hi, everybody. Congratulations to H.B.C.U. class of 2020. Michelle and I are so proud of you.Graduating from college is a big achievement under any circumstances. And so many of you overcame a lot to get here. You navigated challenging classes, and challenges outside the classroom. Many of you had to stretch to afford tuition. And […]readmore

What’s Going On

COVID-19 UPDATES On May 19, COVID-19 stats: More than 1,523,780 Americans have been infected and more than 91,000 Americans have died, out of a population of 330 million. While most of the nation has relaxed its lockdown directives and people are back at the malls, restaurants, and fitness centers, our society is anything but normal. […]readmore

First Responders Call for Help:

Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance CorpsBattles Coronavirus Pandemic Antoine Robinson, 35, Commanding Officer of Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps (BSVAC) and heir to a legacy, appreciates the rounds of applause nightly at 7pm from New Yorkers who are saluting the first responders during the coronavirus pandemic.“I can’t tell you how much this means to all of us who […]readmore

James Calvin Thompson, Community Hero and Political Activist, Passes

James Calvin Thompson died May 17, 2020 due to complications involving COVID and kidney failure. At the time of passing he was residing long-term (for Alzheimers) at the Cobble Hill Health Center, Brooklyn, NY, where he received exceptionally kind, compassionate, quality care.Jim, JT, Jimmy, or Mr. T— he answered to all the names — is […]readmore