For the last few years, Momma's Hip Hop Kitchen has celebrated the beginning of International Women's Month by bringing some of New York's best female MCs and poets to the Bronx's Hostos Community College, raising awareness for HIV/AIDS and placing before audiences that cross otherwise rigid boundar ... More >>
Electeds like to talk -- but U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand came to the Bronx today to listen. That's what Gillibrand said at the launch of an event this morning at Hostos Community College, where she joined Rep. Joe Crowley for a "listening session" on an upcoming Farm Bill, which Congre ... More >>
It may not be around much longer, but it seems worth noting that the new seven-member city Board of Education that met last week for the first time after the mayoral control law lapsed includes not a single current public school parent as a member.
The closest to having a personal vested interest ... More >>
We gotta admit, we thought it was a bluff. We assumed that when the Albany Coup senators let mayoral control of schools lapse at midnight, no one would step forward and say, "it is the time of the Judges!" But the Board of Education rose from the dead today and is meeting at the Tweed Courthouse to ... More >>