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George W. Bush & Company

Do you think he has an attitude?@  Asked the pigtailed young lady of Ms. Clarke=s third grade class, speaking of the president, George W. Bush.  That was the kinder of the questions peppered at me on a recent visit to P.S. 305.  ADo you think he=s crazy?@ ADo you think he=s stupid?@  ADo you think […]Read More

FROM THE AISLE

There Is A Drama Behind The Drama For two weeks only, South African actors John Kani and Winston Ntshona will perform The Island at the Brooklyn Academy of Music=s (BAM) Harvey Theater. Thirty years ago they wrote this playCalong with Athol FugardCabout the South African maximum security prison on Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela and […]Read More

FROM THE AISLE

For two weeks only, South African actors John Kani and Winston Ntshona will perform, The Island at the Brooklyn Academy of Music=s (BAM) Harvey Theater. Thirty years ago they wrote this playCalong with Athol FugardCabout the South African maximum security prison on Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela and many others were sentenced to life for […]Read More

Faith Leaders of Five African Countries

Join Balm In Gilead in U.S. to Develop HIV Prevention, Service Programs for Mother Land By Teresa Lyles Holmes African faith leaders from five African countries came to the United States, last month, to join the New York-based non-governmental organization Balm in Gilead in declaring a war on AIDS in Africa. This international mission to […]Read More

Disdain and Doubt Over Shock and Awe

      The View From China       by Joshua Samuel Brown In China, the War in Iraq is getting unprecedented media coverage. But are the Chinese watching the same war? While CNN and other western-based  media outlets put their own particular spin on the war in this, the  fourth day of the American invasion of Iraq, […]Read More

Community Activists Confront Suspected Predatory Lender

Ms. Nicola Adonis first went to American Dreams Real Estate Development, located at 944 Fulton Street, looking to rent an apartment.  She was amazed, then, when she was told that on her $7,000 a year salary she should think instead about buying her own home. AThey told me that it would be better to have […]Read More

Bush Takes Time For Move Against Zimbabwe

On Friday, March 7, 2003, the White House announced the issuing of an Executive Order against the Republic of Zimbabwe, specifically President Robert G. Mugabe and 79 members of the Zimbabwe government. It is now crystal clear the basis on which Britain=s Prime Minister Tony Blair has marched in lock step to President Bush=s war […]Read More

Black Reconstruction in America 1860-1880

How seven per cent of a section within a nation ruled five million white people and owned four million black people and sought to make agriculture equal to industry through the rule of property without yielding political power or education to labor. Seven per cent of the total population of the South in 1860 owned […]Read More