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NEW YORK, NY POLITICS BROOKLYN WOMEN: Brooklyn’s elected women dominate politics headlines. 1) Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte will be elected Brooklyn Democratic Party boss this week, which is a first for a woman. New York born Haitian- American Bichotte holds an MBA, Northwestern; an MS in Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, who once taught in NYC […]Read More

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By Victoria Horsford  THE 2020 PRESIDENCY.            Alas, the Democrats have lost their incredible diverse team of candidates  in pursuit of the presidency.  Democratic U.S Senators Kamala Harris and Cory Booker the two African- American  contenders for the Presidency have suspended their campaign operations.  Perhaps,  it was not meant to be. […]Read More

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BEST MOVIES/2010-2019 Read Essence Magazine essay, 20 BEST FILMS 2010-2019, by Candace Frederick, a well- researched piece with spot-on analysis, about films by Black writers, directors, producers. The 20 Best Films are 1)PARIAH ¸2011; 2) 20 FEET FROM STARDOM about Black music stars like Merry Clayton and Patti Austin 3) BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD, […]Read More

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What’s Going OnBy Victoria Horsford NEWSMAKERS The cityandstateny.com just released a new list, the “2019 Power of Diversity BLACK 100.”  Don’t know the criteria for listing but I had fun adding my comments to the “Black Power Elite” bios.   WGO will list power people, 51 to 100.   The column will include the top […]Read More

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By Victoria Horsford DECEMBER NOTES  As we get ready for the December 2019 holiday season, it is a good time to take advantage of the calm that precedes the psychological storm that America will undergo next year when all hell will break loose. Yes, 2020 is the US Presidential election, congressional elections and assorted local […]Read More

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By Victoria Horsford NEW YORK/NEW JERSEY Mayor Bill de Blasio named African-American James Johnson, 58, New York City Corporate Counsel. Former Assistant US Attorney, Johnson held several positions with the US Treasury. He will oversee approximately 1000 city attorneys. Johnson succeeds African-American Zachary Carter. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka sues NYC and Mayor de Blasio to […]Read More

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What’s Going On By Victoria Horsford USA/2020 ELECTION Last week’s Democratic debate was the best ever but played to low ratings, perhaps because America was saturated by House Intelligence Committee Impeachment Hearings. Thought that it was the best performance by US Senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris, who were exceptional and not dodging important references […]Read More

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USA/2020 ELECTION The Democratic 2020 Presidential race has more plot twists and turns than a well-crafted Hollywood or Netflix thriller. As Americans were formulating opinions of the 16-17 Democratic candidates and how they would vote, Mike Bloomberg files papers to enter the Prexy primaries. The Bloomberg news was jolting. A real billionaire, Bloomberg served as […]Read More