Tributes to the power and influence of Democratic strategist Bill Lynch, who joined the ancestors last week, come in a variety of ways. Lynch, who became known as "the rumpled genius" after helping David N. Dinkins get elected as NYC mayor in 1989, was 72. Here, he is remembered by reporter Herb Boyd.
Developments at three major institutions in New York City deliver a
crippling effect on the dissemination of information and community
stability both at home and otherwise. It’s no rumor at WBAI-FM. Seventy-five percent of the paid staff
at WBAI-FM and the entire news department has been laid-off.
Media mogul Oprah Winfrey has been in the news many times for her
monumental philanthropic endeavors, most notably the all-girls school
she opened in Johannesburg, South Africa, back in 2004. Now, she is
being rewarded for her acts of kindness. She is among President Barack
Obama’s 16 picks for the 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom Award.