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February 21, 2017 at 6:27 pm

Maya Angelou is an American icon but to Colin Johnson she was not only larger than life, she was “Grandma”.  PBS continues it’s month long celebration of Black History Month with the premiere of the American Masters documentary “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise” tonight.  Johnson, beloved grandson, Co-founder and Principal of Caged Bird Legacy, LLC gives us a personal […]

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February 18, 2017 at 5:28 am

First, State Assemblyman Marcos Crespo talks about the State Assembly’s bills to protect immigrants including one that would make New York a sanctuary state. Next, in honor of  Maya Angelou and Black History Month we’ll take an in depth look at her life in this must see upcoming PBS documentary. Finally,Warren Buffett’s son, Peter shares his opinion on the current […]

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February 17, 2017 at 5:28 am

First, a New Jersey judge finds probable cause to charge Gov. Chris Christie with official misconduct for his role over the Bridgegate scandal. Next, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito delivered her fourth and final State of the City address today. Then, a PBS documentary shows a conversation African-Americans have in their homes. Finally, CUNY Chancellor, James Milliken talks about CUNY’s […]

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