FTC Tackles Fraud with Multilingual Support

FTC Tackles Fraud with Multilingual Support

Editorial credit: Peace-loving / Shutterstock.com New Initiatives Expand Language Accessibility, Addressing a 30% Surge in Consumer Fraud Losses and Empowering Diverse Communities to Recognize and Report Scams By JR Holguin BROOKLYN, NY — A recent briefing by the Ethnic Media Services and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) revealed significant steps in the FTC’s fraud combat […]

City Council Floats Its Own Budget Ideas to Counter Eric Adams’ Cuts

City Council Floats Its Own Budget Ideas to Counter Eric Adams’ Cuts

Councilmember Justin Brannan (D-Brooklyn) speaks at City Hall about negotiating with mayor’s office before reaching a budget deal, June 29, 2023. Credit: Ben Fractenberg/THE CITY By Greg David | November 28, 2023 The leadership of the City Council is crafting an alternative to the budget cuts announced by Mayor Eric Adams that potentially includes using the city’s robust financial […]

Adams Keeps Blaming Washington for Budget Woes Amid His Own Troubles

Adams Keeps Blaming Washington for Budget Woes Amid His Own Troubles

By Jeff Coltin | November 21, 2023 NEW YORK — For more than a year, Mayor Eric Adams has been demanding financial support from the federal government to pay for migrants in the city’s care. A federal investigation into the mayor’s fundraising — unrelated to the crisis of housing migrants — hasn’t changed his attacks on […]

The Episcopal Diocese of New York Task Force on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Announces a Webinar on Ending Child Marriage

The Episcopal Diocese of New York Task Force on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Announces a Webinar on Ending Child Marriage

Listen to Yvonne O’Neal, member of The Diocese of New York Task Force on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault here: Only 10 U.S. States Have Laws Against Child Marriage New York, NY − The Episcopal Diocese of New York Task Force on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and Episcopal Relief & Development are pleased to present a webinar on […]

Do the Math: As the Budget Ax Falls, NYC Schools Face Major New Costs

Do the Math: As the Budget Ax Falls, NYC Schools Face Major New Costs

By George Sweeting | November 21, 2023 | Center for New York City Affairs Immediate budget cuts; impending higher costs: New York City’s public schools face a seemingly inexorable financial squeeze. Last week, Mayor Eric Adams released a first-quarter modification to the current (Fiscal Year 2024) budget, as required by the City Charter. It included […]

Cardi B Slams President Joe Biden, NYC Mayor Eric Adams in Political Rant

Cardi B Slams President Joe Biden, NYC Mayor Eric Adams in Political Rant

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com By Marc Griffin | November 20, 2023 Cardi B is fed up with President Joe Biden and NYC Mayor Eric Adams. On Sunday (Nov. 19), Cardi hit Instagram Live and reacted to Adams’ announcement that the Big Apple’s migrant crisis has resulted in 5 percent cuts for city agencies, according to ABC7NY. The controversial mayor explained that these […]

The New Approach to Ending Domestic Violence

The New Approach to Ending Domestic Violence

By Linda Nwoke Listen to our podcasts on Domestic Violence: Author, essayist and feminist Angela Davis speaks on the issue:  Attorney Brian Figeroux speaks on Green Card Slavery: Domestic violence is an age-long phenomenon that has persisted worldwide. Yet, it has not significantly received the attention required to change the statistics. Data shows that in […]

American Democracy in Decline – The Role of “Constitutional Crisis”

American Democracy in Decline – The Role of “Constitutional Crisis”

By Linda Nwoke  In recent years, the once widely admired American democratic system has faced escalating concerns over its decline. A significant factor contributing to this apprehension is the intensifying political polarization between the Democrats and Republicans, hindering effective governance and eroding public trust in the government. The situation on both ends of the political […]

The Life and Career of Tracy Chapman, the Only Black Woman Ever to Have a Solo Writing Credit on a No. 1 Country Song with ‘Fast Car’

The Life and Career of Tracy Chapman, the Only Black Woman Ever to Have a Solo Writing Credit on a No. 1 Country Song with ‘Fast Car’

By Yoonji Han | November 9, 2023 Tracy Chapman is an American singer-songwriter with four Grammys under her belt. Her song “Fast Car” gained renewed popularity this year after Luke Combs’ cover of the song went viral. Chapman is now the only Black woman to ever have a solo writing credit on a No. 1 […]