Vanishing Wealth for Blacks in Upscale Prince George’s County, MD

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Via The Washington Post – “African Americans for decades flocked to Prince George’s County to be part of a phenomenon that has been rare in American history: a community More...

Photos of NYC Storefronts Taken 10 Years Apart Show Gentrification and Decay

Image credit: James and Karla Murray, via 22words.com

Via Twenty-two Words – “When photographers James and Karla Murray began working on their book, ”Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York,” they were simply More...

NYC – ‘Affordable Housing to Whom?’ And Read Important Public Notice

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Affordable to whom? That is the question presented in a 2009 Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) report, What is Affordable Housing [in NYC]?  In New York City, the question of More...

Pyrrhus Concer. Picture courtesy of South Hampton Historical Society

Pyrrhus Concer home torn down. Did wealthy BK couple demolish history for profit?

In early 2014, David and Sylvia Hermer of Brooklyn received approval from South Hampton, Long Island town officials to demolish the home of Pyrrhus Concer, a former slave, to build More...

Ex-NFL Player, Jason Brown, Quit Football to Become A Farmer

Via CBS News  – “On the Road,” Steve Hartman meets Jason Brown, who quit the NFL to tackle a new field, literally. Via BusinessInsider.com: In 2009, Jason More...

Vanishing Wealth for Blacks in Upscale Prince George’s County, MD

Image via The American Prospect

Via The Washington Post – “African Americans for decades flocked to Prince George’s County to be part of a More...

NYC – ‘Affordable Housing to Whom?’ And Read Important Public Notice

Image credit: BlackandBrownNews.com (BBN)

Affordable to whom? That is the question presented in a 2009 Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) report, What is Affordable More...

Small Small Thing is about the life and death of Olivia Zinnah, a child victim of rape in Liberia. (Image and Caption via filmmaker Jessica Vale/AJZ AJZ Africa: ‘Small Small Things,’ The Life and Death of Olivia Zinnah

Via Al Jazeera/Africa – “This film begins at the JFK Hospital in Monrovia, the capital of...

Image via LatinAmericanPost.com Study: Costa Rica, Uruguay Have Best Democracies in Latin America

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – “Uruguay and Costa Rica are the most democratic Latin American...

Image via Al Jazeera AJZ: Satellite images reveal ‘catastrophic’ scale of Boko Haram massacres

Via Al Jazeera – “Human rights group Amnesty International has released satellite images showing what it...

Pyrrhus Concer home torn down. Did wealthy BK couple demolish history for profit?

Pyrrhus Concer. Picture courtesy of South Hampton Historical Society

In early 2014, David and Sylvia Hermer of Brooklyn received approval from South Hampton, Long Island town officials More...

Timeline: Making of The King Holiday

The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change – “The King holiday is celebrated in U.S. installations and is..

Photos of NYC Storefronts Taken 10 Years Apart Show Gentrification and Decay

Via Twenty-two Words – “When photographers James and Karla Murray began working on their book, ”Store Front: The Disappearing Face of..

Ex-high school football quarterback sues over head injuries

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Via CBS News – “A former high school quarterback followed in the steps of one-time pro and college More...

Radiant Thanksgiving Recipes

This week, many of us will celebrate the tradition of Thanksgiving. Having dedicated my life to the study of the human body,..

(Video) Columbia Univ. Student, Sexual Assault Victim ‘Carries the Weight’

Emma Sulkowicz, a Columbia University senior, is one of more than 20 Columbia and Barnard students who filed a federal Title IX..
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