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Record Turnout as Americans Endure Long Waits to Vote Early

A ‘pretty staggering’ 14 million Americans have already voted in the general election, according to an analysis Kenya Evelyn www.theguardian.comAs voters turn out in record numbers to choose between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election, Americans continued to endure hours-long waits to vote early. A record of 14 million Americans have already voted in […]Read More

Count’s Down …

Judge Sotomayer: Lone Dissenter in Supreme Court Orderto End Census Count Today On Tuesday, the Supreme Court approved the Justice Department’s emergency request to suspend a lower court’s order to extend the 2020 census count.The ruling clears the way for President Trump to try to alter the count while in office by excluding unauthorized immigrants […]Read More

Artist Dr. Lorenzo Pace Honored

Brooklyn resident Dr. Lorenzo Pace, educator, artist, author, will be celebrated on October 24 at the 20th Anniversary of the installation of the “Triumph of the Human Spirit” monument located in Thomas Paine Park at Foley Square, New York City. Pace’s  historic 50-foot granite installation, symbolizing freedom and endurance,  honors the estimated 20,000 enslaved  men, women […]Read More

CENTER FOR BROOKLYN HISTORY (CBH) ESTABLISHED

Brooklyn Historical Society and Brooklyn Public Library Combine and Unify Resources, Archives to form New Home   Brooklyn Public Library’s (BPL) President and CEO, Linda E. Johnson, and Brooklyn Historical Society’s (BHS) former President, Deborah Schwartz, announced today that the institutions have been combined, creating BPL’s Center for Brooklyn History (CBH), which will be home to the most expansive collection […]Read More

The Collected Quotes of Donald Trump on “the Blacks”

By Jason Parham, 07/24/15Donald Trump wants to be the next president of the United States. As with matters of such magnitude, it is important to understand where a candidate stands on critical issues, such as immigration, healthcare, domestic surveillance, marriage equality, abortion, and black people, who account for 13 percent of America’s population.Here, a collection of quotes […]Read More

Our Time Press Q&A with …DARMA V. DIAZ

We first met Darma V. Diaz on the Rediscovering Lost Values tour, an educational program of the Brooklyn Anti-Violence Coalition, in which Civil and Human Rights history comes alive for tourgoers through visits to landmarks in the South, where battles for justice raged in the 60’s. Ms. Diaz currently serves as the New York State […]Read More

Biden Campaign Details How Donald Trump Has Failed Black Men

Biden’s proposal is the latest effort to connect with Black voters and show how much Black men have to lose under four more years of Trump. Written by BET StaffJust a few days ago, President Donald Trump unveiled his Platinum Plan for Black America at a campaign stop in Atlanta. Amongst other things, the plan promises more loans for […]Read More