Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke, Democratic representative for the 9th Congressional District, on Friday opened her new office to better serve constituents. Comment
Trinidad and Tobago:
Former Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Patrick Mervyn Augustus Manning, who died on Sunday morning, will be given a state funeral. Comment
Hundreds of Barbadian and other Caribbean nationals on Friday paid their last respect to Alvin Headley, described as the “consummate entertainer, the life of the event,” at a funeral at Fenimore Street United Methodist Church in Brooklyn. Comment
It’s interesting to see how one of Europe’s architects of colonization recently trod a similar path some of their colonized possessions maneuvered when in the last century they voted to be independent. Comment
You’re not the only kid in the world who likes ice cream.
Lots of kids do; everybody loves a good treat. Other people like biking, puppies, candy, and video games, too. You’re unique, but you have a lot in common with a lot of people and in the new book “Lincoln and Kennedy: A Pair to Compare” by Gene Barretta, you’ll see how two great men were alike, a century apart. Comment
Marchers in this year’s 4th of July parades in small towns across America will pass a variety of Main Street businesses: barber shops, restaurants, computer repair services. What all these small businesses have in common is that none of them use unpatriotic offshore tax dodges to avoid paying their fair share of U.S. taxes. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said for America’s multinational corporations. Comment