Barbadians Working Together for Community and Country

The gathering, billed Summit 1 - Barbadians Working Together, an initiative of Consul General of Barbados at NY, Mackie Holder, was held at Medgar Evers College.

Barbadians Working Together for Community and Country

Three initiatives benefitting the Child Care Board and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados were launched recently in Brooklyn, NY, at a convocation of individual Barbadians and representatives of Barbadian Associations. A dedicated cancer funding project and a comfort programme for children will benefit the QEH while a child sponsorship programme will target the Child […]

New York is closer to “universal rent control” than you think

By REBECCA C. LEWIS (City & State)

New York is closer to “universal rent control” than you think

Before the 2018 state election cycle, universal rent control was not a common phrase among New Yorkers. When the idea gained popularity, thanks to the campaigns of progressive insurgents such as Cynthia Nixon, Jumaane Williams and Julia Salazar, it seemed to some like an ill-defined pipe-dream. But now, just two months into the state Legislative […]