Political Engagement'S ARCHIVE

  • Recently there’s been a war of words, between CNN’s Don Lemon and Global Grind’s Russell Simmons; over follow-up comments Don Lemon made from a statement by Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly. Bill O’Reilly’s original statement touched on increasing violence within Black communities and his stated reason was the disintegration¬†¬†of a family structure. Don Lemon added to […]

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  • This is a Public Service Announcement for all the Youth and Adults in the Community. Come January 1st 2014, New York State will begin using a different High School Equivalency exam, this does not change the degree or certification that you would have received on December 31st 2013. What is does do though, is for […]

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  • Ever wonder how you could help make a difference in your community? In communities across this nation, weekend after weekend young and old alike are being cut down by senseless gun violence. The cities are becoming all to familiar; Chicago, New Orleans, St. Louis, Miami, just to name a few. Well brought to you by […]

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  • It was first revealed several weeks ago that, Hip-Hop mogul and manager of the highly popular group Outkast, Michael “Blue” Williams was attempting to launch a gun buyback program in collaboration with the City, NYPD, other hip-hop entertainers and celebs. Well it’s finally good to see, hear, and know that he is successfully moving forward […]

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  • It is one year later, since unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin was gunned down on a Stanford, Florida street while walking home. The alleged shooter George Zimmerman has been in custody and awaiting trial for a little under a year now. Trayvon’s family and many around the nation have been waiting for justice to be served. […]

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  • The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “Pillar” in the following aspects; a firm upright support for a superstructure, a usually ornamental column or shaft especially one standing alone for a monument, a supporting integral or upstanding member or part, and a fundamental precept. . . Pillars are constructed to support and hold something up, whether it be […]

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