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“I sincerely wish you could see what I’m seeing right now. As I’m writing this particular Op-Ed entry, I’m sitting on an Amtrak train – with the lush and scenic Northern...

President Obama at Lehman College in the Bronx

The President made a special appearance at Lehman College in the Bronx on Monday. With his agenda toward economic growth in...

There’s a lot going on right now. That’s true whether you’re young or elderly; politically active or not; black or white or neither; rich, poor, or in-between. There are huge...
In early April of 1968, Baltimore was on fire literally and figuratively. The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had just been assassinated. Profound sadness, anger, and...

Imhotep Gary Byrd

Imhotep Gary Byrd’s longtime WLIB talk show “GBE Mind Flight,”  a weekly Sunday mix of news, talk and music heard from 9:00pm to 12:00 midnight...

Hall of Giants: Dr. John Henrik Clarke, Yosef ben-Jochannan and Chancellor Williams

[REMEMBERING OUR MASTER TEACHER]

On the last day of...

Robert Durst

 

Robert Durst had an airline ticket to Cuba and about $100,000 in cash when he was arrested in a New Orleans hotel room, after an HBO viewer...

Sen. Gillibrand and Loretta Lynch

Today, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduced Loretta Lynch during the Senate Judiciary Committee U.S. Attorney...

The late Mario Cuomo with Andrew Cuomo

Top elected officials and civil rights leaders expressed condolences and also paid tribute to...

Mario Cuomo, 52nd governor and father of current governor Andrew Cuomo

STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

MARIO M. CUOMO...

Senator Schumer meets Ms. Lynch

Senator Charles Schumer has once again called for the speedy confirmation of U.S. Attorney General designate, Loretta Lynch, after...

Secretary Hagel

President Obama has announced the resignation of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.

Observers believe the president and Hagel didn't see eye-...

The Rev. Al Sharpton and Senator Rand Paul met in Washington, D.C., this morning to discus reform of the criminal justice system and President Obama's impending executive action on immigration....

Texas Gov. Rick Perry

A Liberian visiting relatives in Dallas, Texas reportedly was diagnosed with Ebola on Sunday. He started showing the symptoms about six days...

Gen. Museveni -- at this rate may need a sleeping bag

 

Ugandan dictator Gen. Yoweri Museveni is apparently facing difficulty securing hotel accommodation...

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