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All pictures on this page I took this during a conference at the Graduate School of Journalism on political advertising in Jun 2012.

The Community and Ethnic Media Initiative & Community and Ethnic Media Initiative & New York Press Association hosted a panel discussion How to get political advertisements during election season

Below and right, Ernest Opong, son of Ghana, publisher of Amandla and
board member of Center for Media and Peace Initiatives and co-chair of the conference held at Rutgers University in Jun 2012 click here.  Ghana click here.

Basil Smikle, a son of Jamaica whose public relations firm helped get First Lady Senator Secretary of State Hon Mrs Hillary Rodham Clinton elected senator and Hon Mr Michael Bloomberg relected mayor is shown below on the panel and speaking with a member of the audience.

Other panelists: Howard P Sturman, Publisher & CEO of Home Town Media Group; Ernest Lendler, President of Branford Communications, Inc.; Evan Stavisky; and David Keisman, Publisher of Manhattan Times. 

The moderator was Michelle Rea, Executive Director New York Press Association, she is the lady on the far left in the bottom picture.

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Fri, 31 Mar 2023 13:57:27 +0000

Early Childhood Center Executive Director Cecilia Scott-Croff Elected NYAEYC Governing Board President
Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Early Childhood Center Executive Director Dr. Cecilia Scott-Croff has been elected Governing Board President of the New York Association for the Education of Young Children (NYAEYC).   Founded in 1926, Dr. Scott-Croff is the first African American president in the history of the organization. NYAEYC’s mission is to promote excellence in early […]

Thu, 30 Mar 2023 20:14:46 +0000

Modern Languages Professor Alister Ramírez Named Secretary of The North American Academy of the Spanish Language
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Thu, 30 Mar 2023 20:14:13 +0000

CUNY Alum and Adjunct Professor Sidik Fofana Receives Prestigious Whiting Award for his First Book, ‘Stories from the Tenants Downstairs’
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Thu, 30 Mar 2023 19:49:23 +0000

LaGuardia’s Summer Youth Employment Program Impacts Thousands of Young New Yorkers
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Wed, 29 Mar 2023 17:30:28 +0000

CUNY Office of Research Awards $400,000 in Seed Funding to 10 Cross-Disciplinary Research Projects
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Wed, 29 Mar 2023 15:38:42 +0000

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Wed, 29 Mar 2023 15:24:34 +0000

Harlem Health Initiative Director Deborah Levine presented with congressional and State Assembly awards
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Tue, 28 Mar 2023 21:32:15 +0000

Study takes stock of pandemic food policy in New York
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Tue, 28 Mar 2023 19:13:05 +0000

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Tue, 28 Mar 2023 14:55:55 +0000

NIH awards CCNY’s Ruth Stark $800k for “biology of fungal melanization study”
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Tue, 28 Mar 2023 13:51:15 +0000

Two CUNY Centers Receive $3 Million from Gov. Hochul to Support Ongoing Operations and Research Initiatives About Puerto Rican and Dominicans in NY and Beyond
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Mon, 27 Mar 2023 17:10:39 +0000

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Mon, 27 Mar 2023 13:48:51 +0000

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Fri, 24 Mar 2023 17:49:06 +0000

American Foundation of The University of the West Indies honors CCNY educator Hazel Carter
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Fri, 24 Mar 2023 14:36:57 +0000