Fifty Years Ago

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., born on January 15, 1929, turned 39 years old fifty years ago.  Assassinated on April 4, 1968, he didn’t make it to 40.  Yet in his scant 39 years on the planet, he upended the ways we think about race, […]

Espaillat brings home the bacon

    It appears that Harlem’s new representative in Congress has begun to bring home the bacon from Washington D.C. He announced this week that he has secured a whopping $500 million for his 13th Congressional District that includes parts of the Bronx. Congressman Adriano […]