black history month

Liu hints he might abandon run for mayor in light of scandal
Liu hints he might abandon run for mayor in light of scandal
News Jay Lane 3/01/2012 at 8:55AM

Liu hints he might abandon run for mayor in light of scandal Beleaguered city Comptroller John Liu hinted last night he might abandon a run for mayor following the arrest of his campaign treasurer in the mushrooming straw-donor fund-raising scandal. “All options are on the table. We’re moving forward,” Liu said in a vague response [...]

Honoring African-Americans who paved the way
Honoring African-Americans who paved the way
News Queens Courier Staff 2/27/2012 at 5:00AM

When Carl Fields walked the halls of St. John’s there weren’t many other blacks enrolled in the school, but they were welcomed equally to the university. Fields, who was part of the class of 1942, shone brightly on the track team and in the classroom. He graduated with his bachelor’s in English and social science, [...]

Queens Jazz roots run deep
News Alexa Altman 2/22/2012 at 11:38AM

The timbre of Dizzy Gillespie’s trumpet and the vibrato of Ella Fitzgerald’s voice come alive this month as the spirited style of Jazz music and culture ignites at Resorts World Casino New York City in celebration of Black History Month. The brand new entertainment complex plans to celebrate Black History Month by featuring an exhibit [...]