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The Plagues of East Flatbush. by Lou Cespedes

The Plagues of East Flatbush. by Lou Cespedes Last summer I was asked to give a speech to a local business network. I spoke about the Three Plagues of E. Flatbush. As we...

By and For People; E4F Answers the Call! by Lou Cespedes

By and For People; E4F Answers the Call! by Lou Cespedes I was given very specific instructions for answering the phone. First, ask if they live in Brooklyn, tell them how long...

When Data Fails Us. Reconciling COVID and Experience, by Lou Cespedes

When Data Fails Us. Reconciling COVID and Experience, by Lou Cespedes I’m not a mathematician. It’s also true I don’t have “Big Data” resources at my fingertips. I am not a statistics...

Jamaican-Born Designer D’Marsh Couture Joins COVID-19 Fight Making Donation of Masks to Brooklyn Hospital  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Jamaican-Born Designer D’Marsh Couture Joins COVID-19 Fight Making Donation of Masks to Brooklyn Hospital     NEW YORK, NY – April 27, 2020 – Jamaican-born designer Glenroy March and his fashion brand...

Consumerism, Development and Gentrification.   by Lou Cespedes

Consumerism, Development and Gentrification.   by Lou Cespedes The relationship of consumerism to development and development to gentrification can best be described as footprints in the sand as one comes out of...

Gentrification Post COVID 19 – Be Advised!  by Lou Cespedes

Gentrification Post COVID 19 – Be Advised!  by Lou Cespedes I decided not to break my series on Gentrification, but rather use this space to issue a stark warning! As we consider...

SEX IN NEW YORK CITY DURING CORONAVIRUS

SEX IN NEW YORK CITY DURING CORONAVIRUS by Dave Rodney, Caribbean Times Writer   The statistics are frightening. In New York City alone, the number of confirmed infections from Coronavirus rose to almost 50,000...

CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS CALL ON CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS TO ADDRESS DISPROPORTIONATE IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON...

CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS CALL ON CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS TO ADDRESS DISPROPORTIONATE IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON BLACK AMERICANS   Marc Morial, Melanie Campbell, Derrick Johnson & Rev. Al Sharpton Question Availability of Testing and Care,...

Planned Obsolescence: Buy A New SmartPhone

TECH KORNER With Wonky William   Planned Obsolescence: Buy A New SmartPhone   Ya ole bozos out there just go out and buy a new smarter phone when it gets slower and start sending you annoying...

Virtual Racism & Mediated Gentrification.   by Lou Cespedes

Virtual Racism & Mediated Gentrification.   by Lou Cespedes The word “mediated” means - to bring something about. Gentrification is - in and of itself – a mediated action and result simultaneously....

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