What the Election Analyses Are Leaving Out

By Pearl Duncan Pearl Duncan is completing a book about DNA and ancestry.   A lot of people are examining the voting patterns in the 2016 Presidential Election and saying the election was based on urban, suburban or rural voters, turnout of people who had never voted before, race and class, the Democrat, Republican, Independent […]Read More

What’s Going On By Victoria Horsford

THE 2016 ELECTIONS If my polling site in Central Harlem exemplified the Black voter turnout across America, then tomorrow will be less dystopian than it was this morning. Psychologists talk about a disease afflicting America known as “election stress”. Both print and electronic mainstream and African-American political pundits, by their own admission, have been consistently […]Read More

A nation gone wrong in a world gone crazy: A

A global wave of rage hits America, and I won’t pretend I saw it coming. Now we must face the unthinkable By Heather Digby Parton, Salon.com When I’m wrong I’m wrong. Yesterday I woke up thinking that the United States would elect a new president and remain a mostly respected world superpower and a reasonably […]Read More

Nationwide Protests Erupt – Citizens chant #notmypresident

Yesterday, protests erupted in New York and around the country following the results of the 2016 US Presidency Election. In Oakland, Police used tear gas to control crowds: WATCH LIVE: #Oakland police say the protest has grown to 6,000 people. https://t.co/AinBbcuoDv pic.twitter.com/6rT1VwKOLT — ABC7 News (@abc7newsbayarea) November 10, 2016 Around the web: BREAKING NEWS: New […]Read More

There is No Choice: We Must Vote Hillary

View From Here By David Mark Greaves We’re through the “October Surprise” period and we are almost at the end of this “worst of all” election seasons. And the saddest part is the certainty of what is coming next. We know that the aftermath of a Trump victory, the locking in of Supreme Court judges […]Read More

Third and Final Presidential Debate: Where to watch and what

The final general election presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will take place Wednesday, October 19th.  The debates start at 9:00pm and will run uninterrupted for 90minutes. The topics to be covered were chosen by the debate Moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News and include: Debt and entitlements Immigration Economy Supreme Court Foreign […]Read More

The View From Here

By David Mark Greaves On the Passing of District Attorney Kenneth Thompson Because of the life Ken Thompson lived, people are now free who were once in prison, minor offenders had their lives transformed and Brooklyn was blessed with a District Attorney who tempered justice with wisdom and set the gold standard for public service […]Read More