Vote “No” on Constitutional Convention for New York – November 7th

By Chaitram Aklu On Tuesday November 7, Election Day, voters will see on the back of the ballot, Proposition 1 – Constitutional Convention followed by...

The Exodus of African Americans From the South: 1916-1970

  Black History Month Feature By Chaitram Aklu Black Migrations is the theme of this year’s Black History Month celebrations. Proclaimed in February 1976, Black History Month...

Charandass Persaud: Traitor or Man With a Conscience and Courage?

By Chaitram Aklu Harper Lee, through Atticus Finch the main character in the classic To Kill a Mocking Bird told readers: “You never really understand...

Charrandas Persaud: The Gandhi of Guyana

By Dr Kumar Mahabir Love him or hate him, Guyanese Member of Parliament (MP) Charrandas Persaud had the courage to stand and swim against the...

Provide Teachers With Resources and a Safe Environment – Not Guns

By Chaitram Aklu The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida shooting on February 14, which left 17 students and teachers dead and more...

Janus v. AFSCME – Threat to Public-sector Unions

By Chaitram Aklu The Supreme Court will hear the case of Janus v. AFSCME (a public- sector union) in this session and a decision will...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018 – Aluta Continua

By Chaitram Aklu This year marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at age 39. It was on April...

Landmark Legislation Strengthens Position of NYS Public-Sector Unions

By Chaitram Aklu New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo signed what is being hailed as landmark legislation by public sector unions and employees, on Thursday April...

Hurricane Maria Official Death Toll in Puerto Rico: 2,975

Poor Communication and Training Hindered Response By CHAITRAM AKLU (Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society) On Aug. 28, the Puerto Rican Government announced the official death toll...

Thanksgiving Post Card from ‘Plymouth Rock’

By Chaitram Aklu Most people know that Thanksgiving, celebrated on Nov. 22 this year, is associated with the Pilgrims who landed in Massachusetts after leaving...
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