Reps Clarke, Lee and Senator Schumer Introduce Bicameral Resolution Honoring Shirley Chisholm
Shirley Chisholm, First Black Woman Elected to Congress. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Caribbean American Democratic Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke, has joined a move by United States Congressional representatives in introducing a resolution acknowledging the 50th anniversary of the election of Shirley Chisholm as the first Caribbean and African-American woman in the United States Congress. Clarke, the […]
HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTS ELEVEN NEW CASES OF MEASLES IN BROOKLYN’S ORTHODOX JEWISH COMMUNITY, URGES ON TIME VACCINATION FOR ALL CHILDREN, ESPECIALLY BEFORE TRAVELING TO ISRAEL AND OTHER COUNTRIES EXPERIENCING MEASLES OUTBREAKS. There are now seventeen children who have been diagnosed with measles in Williamsburg and Borough Park. Health Department recommends the measles, mumps, and rubella […]
After skipping a season, the singer/designer is returning to the NYFW calendar. By Lauren Alexis Fisher If last season’s New York Fashion Week calendar seemed less exciting, it’s probably because it was missing Rihanna riding a dirt-bike down the runway. But good news for this September: the singer/designer is making a return to NYFW after […]
The average American wage today ($22.65/hour) is less than it was in January 1973 ($23.68/hour) when adjusted for inflation. Over these last 45 years, productivity – the amount we produce per hour as workers – is up 217%. But our wages remain flat.
By Howie Hawkins. BROOKLYN (Workers World Today) – I’m a Teamster who had his pension cut 20% with the approval of the U.S Treasury Department just before I retired. Existing retirees were cut 30%. These cuts were made by a bipartisan act of Congress in 2014 that removed the guarantee in the 1974 Employment Retirement Income […]
NEW YORK, United States (AP) — Amazon on Tuesday became the second publicly traded company to reach $1 trillion in market value, hot on the heels of iPhone maker Apple. The milestone is another sign of Amazon’s swift rise from an online bookseller to a behemoth that sells toilet paper, TVs and just about anything. […]
Stopped by Immigration: You Have Rights. Know Them. Use Them. If you are stopped by Police Officers, Immigration Agents or other public authorities, you have rights. It does not matter if you entered the country by crossing the border in Mexico, if you are an overstay, green card holder or citizen. As long as you […]
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This Expo is the 2018 event that will attract entrepreneurs, decision-makers and professionals who will learn about products and services that will be available to help their businesses achieve their goals. It is also an excellent opportunity to network to expand one’s client base. If you are an entrepreneur, professional, decision-maker or executive, then participating […]
By Olayemi Odesanya, New York Amsterdam News The New American Chamber of Commerce hosted Real Estate Investing for Beginners at the Brooklyn Sheraton Hotel, March 24, 2018. Attorney Brian Figeroux co-hosted the event, which was attended by hundreds, many who came to hear keynote “soul activist” Jill Flowers. Topics ranged from gathering closing costs, to […]
The crawl offers a great overview of Flatbush’s thriving Caribbean community, as well as samples of some of the very best Caribbean cuisine in the city
BY BK READER In 2017, this cultural hub received the official designation “Little Caribbean” to celebrate and promote the food, culture and small businesses in the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Flatbush, East Flatbush and Prospect Lefferts Gardens. Since then, the Little Caribbean commercial corridor has become home to numerous events throughout the year, including walking tours, […]
The New American Chamber of Commerce Will Host Its First Annual Business, Real Estate & Wealth Building Expo BROOKLYN, February 27, 2018 ─ The Chamber Coalition ─ New American Chamber of Commerce (NACC), the African-American International Chamber of Commerce (AAICC) and the Hispanic-American International Chamber of Commerce (HAICC) ─ in partnership with Equity Smart Realty, […]