Teacher beats up student who owed him money for weed September 23, 2016 | 6:09pm | Updated The John V. Lindsay Wildcat Charter School in the BronxChristopher Sadowski A Bronx charter-school teacher recruited a student to help him score $4,000 worth of marijuana — and he beat the teen senseless when he found out the kid pocketed the cash, police … Continue reading TEACHER BEAT STUDENT FOR WEED MONEY

Three Ways We Make Decisions

Sir Godfrey Gregg  Are you satisfied with how you make decisions? Do you use your logical mind, your feelings, or your intuition? Would you like to make conscious, appropriate and more successful choices?   Especially now in this modern age, we often have many choices. Sometimes, all of our options become overwhelming. Also, because things … Continue reading Three Ways We Make Decisions

Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part ten)

Influence The UNIA flag uses three colors: red, black and green. Schools, colleges, highways, and buildings in Africa, Europe, the Caribbean, and the United States have been named in his honor. The UNIA red, black, and green flag has been adopted as the Black Liberation Flag. Since 1980, Garvey's bust has been housed in the Organization of American States' Hall … Continue reading Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part ten)

Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part nine)

Death Garvey died in London on 10 June 1940, at the age of 52, having suffered two strokes, putatively after reading a mistaken, and negative, obituary of himself in the Chicago Defender in January earlier that same year, which stated, in part, that Garvey died "broke, alone and unpopular". Due to travel restrictions during World War II, his body … Continue reading Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part nine)

Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part eight)

Later years In 1928, Garvey travelled to Geneva to present the Petition of the Negro Race. This petition outlined the worldwide abuse of Africans to the League of Nations. In September 1929, he founded the People's Political Party (PPP), Jamaica's first modern political party, which focused on workers' rights, education, and aid to the poor. Also in 1929, Garvey was elected councilor … Continue reading Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part eight)

Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part seven)

Charge of mail fraud In a memorandum dated 11 October 1919,[36] J. Edgar Hoover, special assistant to the Attorney General and head of the General Intelligence Division (or "anti-radical division")[37] of The Bureau of Investigation or BOI (after 1935, the Federal Bureau of Investigation),[38] wrote to Special Agent Ridgely regarding Garvey: "Unfortunately, however, he [Garvey] has not as yet violated any … Continue reading Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part seven)

Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part six)

Conflicts with Du Bois and others On 4 October 1916, the Daily Gleaner in Kingston published a letter written by Raphael Morgan, a Jamaican-American priest of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, together with over a dozen other like-minded Jamaican-Americans, who wrote in to protest against Garvey's lectures.[25] Garvey's views on Jamaica, they felt, were damaging to both the reputation of their homeland … Continue reading Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part six)

Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part four)

Marriage and family At the age of 32 in 1919, Garvey married his first wife, Amy Ashwood Garvey. Amy Ashwood Garvey was also a founder of The UNIA-ACL. She had saved Garvey in the Tyler assassination by quickly getting medical help. After four months of marriage, Garvey separated from her.[22] In 1922, he married again, … Continue reading Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part four)

Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part five)

Views on communism "Fundamentally what racial difference is there between a white Communist, Republican or Democrat?" —Marcus Garvey[23] Garvey is known as a leading political figure because of his determination to fight for the unity of African Americans by creating the Universal Negro Improvement Association and rallying to gather supporters to fight. With this group, he touched … Continue reading Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Part five)