Not only did Khalil Gibran Muhammad, the director of the Schomburg
Center, respond insightfully to questions from Melissa Harris-Perry on
her show Sunday morning on MSNBC, it was also revealed that he was
slated to be in Washington, D.C. on Monday to receive a National Medal
for Museum and Library Service from the Institute of Museum and Library
In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that a Maryland law is unconstitutional because it allows residents only a partial tax credit for out-of-state income that is taxed in other states.
Pam Africa, the noted activist and fervent advocate for the freedom of
the ailing political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal, handed copies of last
year’s annual report from Prison Radio before settling among a cadre of
speakers at a press conference updating the condition of Abu-Jamal last
week at the Madiba Restaurant in Harlem. Dr. Cornel West was among those who read from the report.
And you thought U.S-based for-profit education companies were corrupt. A 2000-employee Pakistani concern makes the soon-to-be-defunct Corinthian Colleges look like The Gang That Couldn’t Deceive Straight.