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WHAT’S GOING ON By Victoria Horsford

HARLEM, USA  The 4/12 Schomburg Fete was quite an elaborate party. New Schomburg Center Director Kevin Young was formally introduced to library members and friends.   Since his December arrival at the Schomburg, Young has been named New Yorker Magazine poetry editor, arguably a first for an African-American. Once the program began, literary lion James Baldwin […]Read More

WHAT’S GOING ON By Victoria Horsford

  NEW YORK, NY NYS and NYC major reelection dates loom large and New Yorkers are getting good news from Governor Cuomo who talks about a $1.4 billion antipoverty initiative for Central Brooklyn.  The omnibus plan would attack poverty, joblessness, education, affordable housing and health. Brownsville, East New York, Crown Heights and Bed-Stuy are destinations […]Read More

Meeting: Immigration State of Emergency Wednesday Feb. 8

BROOKLYN:  Elected officials,  Jumaane Williams,  Kevin Parker,  Rodneyse Bichotte and  Josue Pierre convene  a “State of Immigration, State of Emergency” session  on 2/8 at 1401 Flatbush Avenue,  to consider potential  changes for immigrants during President Trump’s watch and how to prepare for same.    For more info,  call  718.629.2900 or email  bgooding@council.ny.gov.Read More

WHAT’S GOING ON

By Victoria Horsford OBAMA ERA/TRUMP ERA  Last weekend was the last one for normalcy in America, especially with regard to the White House and the media.   Last weekend was President Barack Obama’s last one in the White House.  Last Sunday, the NY Times published six Obama stories, all required reading for students of American history. […]Read More

WHAT’S GOING ON

  By Victoria Horsford   BLACKS/TRUMP PRESIDENCY Trump’s transition team has named Omarosa Manigault, CELEBRITY APPRENTICE TV reality show alum, Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison. On January 4th, Manigault and senior members of the Trump transition team   hosted an invitation-only “African-American Listening Session” for about 60 […]Read More

What’s Going On by Victoria Horsford

HAPPY NEW YEAR I wanted to list some 2017 predictions as is customary by many publications for their New Year’s issues. I recently learned about an extraordinary psychic/clairvoyant, Uversa Oumbajuah, who predicted in August that a Donald Trump would win the Presidential Election, and she foresaw subsequent events unfold in his administration. Ms. Oumbajuah holds […]Read More

What’s Going On by Victoria Horsford

Cuban revolutionary and visionary Fidel Castro, 90, has died., One of the most important figures and influences in the Americas in the 20th century. Cuba is 90 miles away from Florida and well within the boundaries of the Monroe Doctrine, which signaled to all and sundry that America, especially the Caribbean, was off-limits to foreigners. […]Read More

WHAT’S GOING ON By Victoria Horsford

PRESIDENT ELECT DONALD TRUMP President elect Donald Trump will not take the USA in a new direction. He will veer of course towards a more Eurocentric course, much more sinister, more hawkish , much less diverse and inclusive, America’s greatest strength and asset.   He wants to eradicate if not erode the Obama legacy, something easier […]Read More