Ark Republic is part of growing ecosystem of news media working outside of mainstream channels. That’s why we said, “hell yes” to an invitation from New York Public Radio (NYPR) to join them for their 2nd annual New York Public Radio LIVE at Brooklyn Bowl on Thursday.
Caribbean leaders’ commitment to being at the forefront of addressing climate change is now a matter of their region’s survival. As extreme polarizing weather continues, the Caribbean becomes more vulnerable to future natural crisis and the environmental issues that they already face.
Linda Fairstein and a number of police officers made their careers from the Central Park Five case. Now, Fairstein has become the defendant amid questions of her practices in the high profile trial that sent innocent youth to jail.
Political and communication strategist, Tezlyn Figaro once served as National Director of Justice for the Bernie Sanders 2016 presidential campaign. In 2018, she says she was fired from Sanders surrogate organization, Our Revolution, for her staunch African American advocacy. Now she sues for wrongful termination and racial discrimination.
The second story in a two-part narrative, the finale covers how the farming community of Awash Kolati rallied together to build a permanent school for their children. The initiative sparked more than they planned.
Thousands of Blacks fought or helped in a number of subversive actions in the Civil War, but have never been formally recognized. In particular, Blacks in the service industry who provided critical intelligence to the Union Army. Here are some Blacks who contributed tremendously.