Peter Noel

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  • 10 years ago

    April 6, 1999 It has been six hours since the Reverend Al Sharpton orchestrated the largest multi-ethnic sit-in of his 15-day campaign of civil disobedience in front of the New York Police Department headquarters. On this evening of March 26, Shar...

  • 14 years ago

    Is Russell Simmons an Uncle Tom? For several months, the hip hop millionaire has been acting like a black interloper, somewhat like an inquisitive messenger boy for some desperate white politicians trying to get elected. But so far, the influence ...

  • 14 years ago

    Despite the moratorium on negative stories about "New York's finest," it is well to remember that Stephen Vincent Benét wrote "Litany for Dictatorships" for alleged victims like Sheretha Anderson, Kelsey Jones, and Devon and Rayanne Thompso...

  • 14 years ago

    Fiercely competitive African American radio personalities led by Pierre "Pepe" Sutton of Inner City Broadcasting and Bob Slade of Emmis Communications waged an on-air assault against Mark Green in the waning days of one of the most divisive mayora...

  • 14 years ago

    GAZA CITY, PALESTINE—As Al Sharpton sped along a dusty road in the Gaza Strip to a historic meeting with Palestinian Authority leader Yasir Arafat last week, he and a top aide, riding in the backseat of a black Mercedes Benz, imagined the loo...

  • 14 years ago

    Can Mark Green win back the hearts and minds of black and Latino voters? If the shunned Democratic mayoral nominee wants to atone for participating in the most divisive political campaign since Ed Koch's 1988 assertion that Jews would be crazy to ...


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