David Mark Greaves

Impact of Foreclosure Upon Communities of Color

On Friday, February 19, 2016 the New York State Foreclosure Defense Bar (NYSFDB) co-sponsored a Legislative Luncheon at Brooklyn Law School, led by Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (9th Congressional District). The topic of discussion, the “impact of foreclosure upon communities of color”, was buoyed by a recent report issued on January 27, 2016 by Special Inspector […]Read More

The Dangerous Candidate

By David Mark Greaves   This past February was a memorable Black History Month, confirming the prescience of scholar W.E.B. DuBois when he said “the problem of the 20th century is the problem of the color line”. With the surging candidacy of Donald Trump, in a campaign recognized to be appealing to the deep racism […]Read More

View From Here

By David Mark Greaves Senator Bernie Sanders is making Secretary Clinton a far better candidate than she ever would have been without him.  And even if he does not win the nomination, he’s moved the Clinton self-described “pragmatism” needle to the Left, which would not have happened if he were not there. With the Republican […]Read More

Beyoncé, Sanders and Trump: Challenging the Establishment

By David Mark Greaves Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders winning the New Hampshire primaries and Beyoncé’s “Formation” performance at the Super Bowl have this in common: they all point to changing times and the ruling establishment losing control of the national narrative. On the Republican’s side, they have the bilious Trump, the oily and neo-Fascist […]Read More

Ft Greene Sr. Citizens Council Secures Funding for New Home

By David Mark Greaves At the legislative breakfast of the Fort Greene Senior Citizens Council, the blessing by Reverend Charles Galbreath of the Clarendon Road Church included an appeal to the Lord and the assembled politicians for funding, an appeal that has already been answered, at least in part. Assemblyman Walter Mosley, 57th District, announced […]Read More

The Suppressed Speech of Wamsutta (Frank B.) James To have

From The Southern Poverty Law Project: Three hundred fifty years after the Pilgrims began their invasion of the land of the Wampanoag, their “American” descendants planned an anniversary celebration. Still clinging to the white schoolbook myth of friendly relations between their forefathers and the Wampanoag, the anniversary planners thought it would be nice to have […]Read More

Project Education: At MCNY’s 50th Anniversary, Late Founder’s Legacy “Amplified”

Distinguished New Yorkers Honor a College with History of Teaching How to Serve Others Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) celebrated its founding with a 50th Anniversary Gala on Thursday, October 23 at the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan. Themed “Amplify the Dream”, the gala highlighted the school’s dynamic history. All proceeds will benefit MCNY’s supportive […]Read More