New York

David Dinkins, First Black NYC Mayor

David Dinkins’s Real Political Legacy: Transcending Racist Trolling, Advancing Black Hope

Nov. 25, 2020 - “Giuliani is to Dinkins what Trump was to Obama,” said Christina Greer, author of the book “Black Ethics: Race, Immigration and The Pursuit of the American Dream. “Someone who trolled a Black man who had way more class dignity, education and intelligence, constantly incited racist tropes to distract from the fact that this Black person was actually doing a solid job.”

Beat of the Boroughs features 54 immigrant artists

Nov. 18, 2020 - Sidiki Conde is among 54 immigrant artists, including Haitian-Americans, featured in the Center for Traditional Music and Dance’s Beat of the Boroughs initiative, just launched this week. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through March, artists from around the world will be leading performances, workshops, lectures and more on the center’s YouTube and Facebook pages.
NYC Education, Remote learning, financial aid

Remote or blended learning? Plus the secret to more financial aid

Nov. 05, 2020 - Parents across New York City are wondering: Should we start sending our little ones to school for hybrid instruction or keep them learning online from home? Mayor Bill de Blasio and schools Chancellor Richard Carranza have set a limited window for opting into blended learning. You have between November 2 and November 15 to decide.
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