Is it Time to Go Home?

Thinker’s Notebook By Marlon Rice They say that the best journey takes you home. The “Year of Return, Ghana 2019” was an initiative of the Government of Ghana, a birth-right journey that invited the African Diaspora to return to Ghana, marking 400 years since the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in Jamestown, Virginia. The […]Read More

Hannah-Jones Is Keynote Speaker at BAM’s MLK, Jr. Day Celebration,

Nikole Hannah-Jones, this year’s keynote speaker for this year’s BAM Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrations, is an award-winning investigative reporter who covers civil rights and racial injustice stories for the New York Times Magazine. Her previous journalism work includes Raleigh News & Observer and The Oregonian. Ms. Hannah-Jones grew up in Waterloo, Iowa and wrote […]Read More

2020’s Won’t Be What We Expected

The decade 2020 has a special significance to Baby Boomers. It’s the time we imagined a golden future would have arrived. Here it is, and I have to tell you, the coming decade is not shaping up at all as we thought it would. As young people, we saw progress all around us, moving the […]Read More

Community Calendar

Saturday, December 21st Sistas’ Place Kwanzaa Holiday Market Sistas’ Place, 456 Nostrand Ave., 1-6pm, FREE.  You know Sistas’ Place, the Jazz Club in Brooklyn with the rich history in Black Activism? Well, Tribal Truths Collection will be joining with other artisans to make a wonderful Kwanzaa market just for you!  Monday, December 23rdSeniors: Come for the […]Read More

Trump Impeached

View From HereBy David Mark Greaves President Donald J. Trump will be impeached at last. He attempted to bribe a foreign power to have them interfere in the coming presidential election.  This is exactly the kind of “high crime” the Founding Fathers spoke about.  And we’ve seen President Trump obstruct Congress by refusing to answer […]Read More

Community Calendar

Friday, December 13th Annual Karaoke Toy Drive 2 Steps Down 240 Dekalb Ave. 8pm-midnight FREE. Bring an unwrapped toy, buy a drink – and if you come early, grab a light free snack. Hosted by Renee and Rhonda Mayo, with Byron McCray Karoake host and music by DJ Bruce. Sponsored by Brooklyn Borough President Eric […]Read More