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FROM ROOTS, MIRACLES: THE WORLD OF SHEILA MILLER

Part Two of Two-Parts In North Carolina’s Hertford and Perquimans Counties, where Sheila Miller grew up, massive efforts are underway to preserve and restore long-abandoned properties, including cabins, shacks, three-room schools, outbuildings, cotton mill villages, and more.  This region is just one of many in the South where, on unsteady backwoods porches, lives – long […]Read More

Dr. Julianne Malveaux

OTP:The U.S. invasion of Iraq has a down payment cost of about $80 billion.  Here in Brooklyn,  both New York City and state are facing multibillion-deficits and yet President Bush is pushing for a major tax cut which he says will stimulate the economy.  Could you comment on that for us?  Is this true or […]Read More

City Finances, Revenues

Assemblyman Roger Green and State Senator Velmanette Montgomery hosted a town hall meeting of child care advocates and peace activists to blast the governor on eliminating summer youth employment and after-school programs. Meeting at Brown Memorial Baptist Church,  Assemblyman Green spoke of the need to identify the sources of revenue which will not only solve […]Read More

AS BCHS CONTINUES TO GROW "GARDENS", FASHION FUNDRAISER

IS PLANNED FOR JUNE 5 AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM OF ART “The basis of socialized behavior is belonging – not just passing through,” says Ms. Doris Clarke of the Brooklyn Community Housing and Services.  “Along with that comes responsibility being in the community, making connections, investing in the corner store, acknowledging your neighbor, showing that […]Read More

Arundhati Roy

Arnove: The Corporate media ask the question over and over again: What can be done about Saddam Hussein? What’s your response? Arundhati Roy: The question is disingenuous. Let’s turn it around and ask instead: What do we do with George Bush and Tony Blair? Should we just stand by and watch while they bomb and […]Read More

An Open Letter to

Dear Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, I doubt it if you remember me. That’s okay though. I don’t think that I did anything to merit drawing the attention of the dean as a graduate student at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). …I am not writing this letter as a secular […]Read More

About Dr. Malveaux

Dr. Julianne Malveaux is a leading-edge intellectual whose provocative, insight-filled observations are helping to shape public opinion in 21st-century America. Dr. Malveaux, an MIT-trained economist, is a writer and syndicated columnist whose thoughts on national affairs, the American workplace and the economy appear each week in more than twenty newspapers nationally, including the Los Angeles […]Read More