ABENY Education Conference- November 12th

Good morning, my readers. There is another upcoming event for the Fall that I would like to make you aware of. It is the conference for the Association of Black Educators of New York, and it will be held in Harlem on Saturday, November 12th, 2016. The details are in the message below from Dr. Sheilah Bobo, the conference chair.   ¬†FALL ABENY EDUCATION CONFERENCE ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12 Dear Colleagues: We are pleased to announce the annual Education Conference of the Association of Black Educators of New York which will take place on Saturday, November 12, from 9 –...

Finding Purpose in The Turmoil

Good evening everyone. As we all know, we are at a time of political and social turmoil. Every time we turn around, we see corrupt politicians that want to bend the people to their will, and a string of murders committed by law enforcement that no one will ever be held accountable for. As you have no doubt heard, the other three officers in the Freddie Gray case will face no charges. This is a predictable outcome, but still horrible. This is why the movement must continue. We are told that we must vote for the Democratic candidate, because to...
MLK Sit in: Harlem July 31st

MLK Sit in: Harlem July 31st

Greetings my readers. This weekend, there will be a peaceful vigil on the corner of 125th and Lenox Avenue on Sunday, July 31st, 2016 from 3pm-5pm. It is part of the national day of sit ins for people in their community to participate in. It is sponsored in partnership with Street Corner Resources, Inc. To find out more, visit the FB page for the MLK Harlem Sit in.

Things We Have Learned From the DNC So Far

Good evening, all. It’s the second day of the Democratic National Convention, and progressives have learned a great deal already. In an election cycle that is sure to be one for the textbooks, the lessons just keep flowing.  We all witnessed how populism as represented by the Bernie Sanders campaign has been dissipated in service of the neo-liberal agenda. We have learned that anyone who is asking for better than the status quo is “being ridiculous.”  We are seeing how Democratic Party myth making is done in real time, focusing on speeches, but forgetting about the policies that are still...