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WHAT’S GOING ON

By Victoria Horsford TALK OF THE TOWN As we watch the Trump Presidency unfold, we learn that government of the American republic is both a complicated art and a science, ill-suited to those with boorish B-School sensibilities. Domestically, America is in a state of government paralysis. Neither Trump nor his GOP Congress can get much […]Read More

WHAT’S GOING ON By Victoria Horsford

  TRUMP’S FIRST 100 DAYS The USA is in “crisis mode”.   No one could have predicted the sea changes that America and the world have undergone since Donald Trump was sworn in as US President on January 20, 2017.   The POTUS 45 reign has been chaotic, depressing. It is like taking a few modern literary […]Read More

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