The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington is almost here and the
commemorative events have already begun. Throughout
Washington, D.C., there will be ceremonies, speeches, round-table
discussions and festivals all in remembrance of the rally that took
place on August 28, 1963, a big day in civil rights history.
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.