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Author: George Onuorah

MANDELA A TRUE AFRICAN LEADER WORTHY OF EMULATION

Nelson Mandela legacy is already reshaping our world for the better. I am once again reminded of this insightful quotation by John C. Maxwell that “A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion not position”. The conversation about the life he led was not about wealth, egotism or a man consumed by the seduction of power, but instead the simplicity of values and his vision to emancipate his people from apathy and apartheid. As a result of his selfless, honest and transparent leadership in South Africa, his country and citizens became more. One can state without...

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Rev. Jesse L. Jackson has shouldered modicums of responsibility

A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position — JOHN MAXWELL Rev. Jesse L. Jackson is without a doubt a man of courage, vision and passion. Only very few since Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has impacted so many lives around the globe. From America to the continent of Africa he has touched the lives of the poor and disenfranchised. In 1984 and 1988 when he ran for United States Presidency under the banner of the Democratic Party he used to make reference to that if one was born in the slum, the slum was...

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NIGERIA CELEBRATED 57th INDEPENDENCE WITH PARADE IN NYC

Nigerians in New York City Celebrate 57th Independence with parade along 2nd Avenue Saturday, October 7th 2017. The dwindling crowd of this years parade was connected with Independent People Of Biafra IPOB group staging their protest across from the park where this year parade was taking place. This year parade was organized by the Nigerian Independence Parade Committee a non-profit representing the interest of Nigerians and whose sole objective is presenting positive image of the country, culture and entertainment to the world. As usual, parade starts from 54th by 2nd Avenue with thousands of nationals adorn wearing green white...

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JFK CHAMBERS REMEMBERS 911 CEREMONY

On Monday, Sept. 11 the JFK Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Port Authority of NY & NJ hosted a very moving solemn ceremony to remember and pay respect to all those who perished on September 11, 2011. The event was supported by the Queens Chamber of Commerce under Executive Director of Queens Chamber Thomas Grech The ceremony held at JFK Airport Ball Field began at 8:00am and lasted until 10:00am. Others who attended include Queens elected officials Congressman Gregory Meeks, New York City Councilmember Donovan Richards and Hon. David Weprin. The program was replete with patriotism with...

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LGBT PARADE IN JACKSON HEIGHTS QUEENS

  Sunday, June 4, Jackson Heights Queens took the form of celebration of gender equality, gay rights and non-discrimination. Every year around the same time, New York City Council openly gay Council member organizes this parade to celebrate and promote LGBT rights. Hundreds of people lined up the Street from 89th Street and 37th Avenue to 75th Street cheering, clapping, and politicians lined up with Daniel Dromm to match along parade route. By all accounts, a nice event that the fear of rain did not dampen the enthusiasm of those taking in the festivity that mark this event. Our...

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ERA OF TRUMPISM

Many politicians, pundits and people are still scratching their head wondering about the surprising outcome of presidential election 2017. The surprising outcome is really how a so called political novice like Mr. Donald Trump emerged winner, a billionaire, real estate magnet who many never really gave any chance. But yet he not only crushed his primary opponents about sixteen of them.

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