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COVID-19: Facts vs Opinion

An Interview with Dr. Christopher Boxe Bernice Elizabeth Green: Your view on “facts versus opinion.” Why is it important to pay more attention to the information coming from professionals in the science arena than media, social media rumors or organizations’ press releases.  Dr. Christopher Boxe: Within the context of the continually evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and […]Read More

NYC Death Toll Spikes 110% in 36 Hours; Cuomo Blasts

What to Know New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are on “pause,” shutting down all non-essential businesses and enacting new density control measures; NJ says day care centers can only stay open if they care solely for essential workers’ children As of Wednesday, more than 38,000 people in the three states had tested positive for […]Read More

Introduced Legislation Would Remove Westchester and Rockland Counties from New

Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) recently introduced the Affordable Housing and Area Median Income Fairness Act (HR-4984) to help counter skyrocketing rent prices in New York and other major American metropolitan areas. “Affordable housing has become out of reach for so many New Yorkers and in urban areas across America—when I’m home in Brooklyn, constituents […]Read More

Young Black Men Hit Hardest in Recession

Community Service Society Report Only one in four young black men in New York City has a job, according to a report released by the Community Service Society of New York. The report, “Unemployment in New York City During the Recession and Early Recovery: Young Black Men Hit the Hardest,” illustrates that some demographic groups […]Read More

B&G HS 'Roos Defeat Lincoln to Repeat as City Hoop

The road to New York City high school basketball glory once again runs through Bedford-Stuyvesant. That after Boys & Girls High School successfully defended their Public School Athletic League Class AA title in beating Coney Island’s Lincoln High School, 62-55. The championship game, played at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, featured the two top-ranked public […]Read More

What State Budget Cuts Mean to the Children of New

March 7, 2011 To the Governor of the State of New York The New York State Assembly The New York State Senate The Children’s Defense Fund – New York (CDF-NY) is extremely concerned about the impact the Governor’s Executive Budget proposal will have on the children of New York. The Executive Budget proposal for SFY […]Read More

NAACP Raises Alarm Over Growing Cases of AIDS in African-American

Washington- In observance of World AIDS Day, December 1st, the NAACP stands united in the global fight against HIV and AIDS.  The World Health Organization established World AIDS Day in 1988 to provide national AIDS programs, faith organizations, community organizations and individuals with an opportunity to raise awareness and focus attention on the global AIDS […]Read More

Lena Horne Passes Late Sunday Night

  Singer, dancer and actress Lena Horne died at New York-Presbyterian Hospital on Sunday night, a hospital spokeswoman said. Horne was 92. She was one of the first African-Americans to sign a long-term movie contract with a major Hollywood studio when she joined MGM in 1942. Horne’s expressive voice made her a singing star after […]Read More