Op-Ed: Predatory Education and Subprime Schools – Hallmark of Success Academies

Eva Moskowitz’ Success Academies1By Bertha Lewis

As alluded to in a recent DailyNews editorial there is, indeed, a wind blowing against New York’s charter school movement. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The NAN Annual Convention in NYC


Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Thursday, April 9, Julián Castro, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), delivered remarks at the National Action Network’s (NAN) Annual Convention in New York City.

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Harlem’s Inez Dickens And Black Institute Unveil Business Report At City Hall

English: York City Council member Inez Dickens...

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Harlem City Council Inez Dickens, the Black Institute President Bertha Lewis, NYC Public Advocate Letitia James, U.S. Representative Yvette Clarke, Mount Neboh Baptist Church Rev. Dr. Johnnie M. Green Jr., Assemblyman Michael Blake; and other Council Members Kallos, Cumbo, and Eugene, minority business owners representing construction, financial services, and other sectors. Continue Reading →