Judge Finds Against Rivera’s Bronx Democrats

Carl E. HeastieAssemblyman Carl E. Heastie is the legitimate Bronx Democratic leader, a judge ruled. (Photo: John Marshall Mantel for The New York Times) A State Supreme Court justice ruled this afternoon that Assemblyman José Rivera was not the legitimate leader of the Democratic Party in the Bronx, leaving the organization in the hands of a rival group led by …

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OBAMA & SPORTS, IS THERE A COMPARISON?

You might be wondering what is the relationship between sports and Obama? Well the truth is that I just wanted to express my feeling on this historic election and needed a spin to publish it on our sports web site. However, with a little stretch we can make a slight correlation. For example, yesterday I was in Harlem, at the …

THOUGHTS ON THE UPCOMING ELECTION DAY

This election day, November 4, 2008 will be a very historical one. Many of us, long active in Civil Rights Activism, have thought we would never live to see this day. My thoughts will be on those I knew who are no longer with us. How I would have liked to celebrate with them what seems to be a victory …

NO TIME TO REST……LITTLE TIME TO CELEBRATE

Those of us in New York City who have been celebrating the Obama victory have little time to enjoy the moment. A New York State budget deficit of 12.5 billions is forecast for the near future. At this moment our present governor David Patterson has expressed no desire to increase taxes on the wealthy instead he has emphasized budget cuts …