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Day: <span>July 15, 2021</span>

What’s Going On – 7/15

NEW YORK POLITICSBrooklyn Boro President Eric Adams is on his way to the second hardest job in America, as the next NYC Mayor when he wins the 11/2 election. The former cop and NYS Senator, he understands the dynamics of New York power politics. His campaign was centrist and practical. He courted unions, real estate […]readmore

Progressives Demand Green New Deal as New York Floods and

By Sharon Zhang, TruthoutJuly 9, 2021 Frustrated by the sidelining of the climate crisis in recent infrastructure negotiations between the White House and a bipartisan group of senators, House progressives have sent a letter to House leadership demanding action on the climate in the form of a Green New Deal and climate provisions in the […]readmore

Zaila Avant-garde – 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champ –

Shalini ShankarWhen Zaila Avant-garde, 14, won the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee on July 8, 2021, she became the first Black American to win in the competition’s history. Shalini Shankar, a scholar of spelling bees, breaks down the importance of this historical moment. Why is it news that an African American won this championship?It’s significant […]readmore

Excellence in Politics, the Olympics, and at The Bee

Welcome to the next level, Mr. Adams Goes to Washington: Borough President and New York’s Democratic Mayoral nominee Eric Adams’ campaign messages have ricocheted from the streets of New York to the nation’s capital. Adams met with President Joe Biden and other lawmakers at the White House Monday to discuss ways of tackling rising gun […]readmore