BY JEREMY BAMIDELE
Traditionally, Africans remained offline and uninvolved in the digital world. This has made it virtually impossible for many companies to directly communicate with African markets. Consequently, companies have avoided the continent altogether.
National Research Corporation (NRC), has selected client Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center of Brooklyn, NY, as a recipient of its 2016 Excellence award. Kingsbrook was recognized at the 22nd Annual NRC Picker Patient-Centered Symposium in San Diego on Sunday, Aug. 28.
BY NELSON A. KING | NEW YORK
Despite agitation in some quarters in New York, St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ Prime Minister Dr. Ralph E. Gonsalves says ex-New York Consul General Selmon Walters was not singled out for recall.
BY ASSEMBLYMEMBER WALTER T. MOSLEY
As the father of two young children I cannot fathom the heartbreak I would feel if I lost either of them to gun violence, but on Monday morning two families went through that very situation.
BY MARK LONG | SPORTS
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – Jozy Altidore made U.S. history. So did Christian Pulisic.
Altidore scored twice in a three-minute span of the second half, Sacha Kljestan and Paul Arriola had goals and the United States beat Trinidad and Tobago 4-0 on Tuesday night to reach the final round of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.
BY VINETTE K. PRYCE | MUSIC & FASHION
The coronation of Jamaican royalty has always been multi-dimensional.
A majority of the monarchs obtained their high regard and scepters after defying indomitable odds and due to their perseverance, talent and unique abilities emerged victors, champions and rulers of their realm.
Global Trauma Research, Inc. (GTR) on Sept. 12, 2016 launched a 12-week psychotherapy community support group for Brooklyn, NY residents who have experienced psychological trauma and affects from highly publicized shootings such as that of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile in Baton Rouge, LA and Falcon Heights, the deaths and injury of police officers in Dallas, TX and Kansas City, MO and the mass killing in Orlando, Florida.
BY TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER | BOOKS
Someone always has to be first.
That can be a good thing, or a bad one. Good, if it’s a cafeteria, supermarket queue, electronics store, or conga line; better, if free samples are involved. Bad, in experiments, taste-testing, first-on-last-off and, as in the new novel “Darktown” by Thomas Mullen, first in a dangerous new job.
BY AZAD ALI
West Indies continues to languish at the bottom of the standings in Test cricket, while cricketers from the region have made little progress in the player’s rankings.
BY ALEXANDRA SIMON | ARTS & THEATER
Florida-based artist Weldon Ryan has painted many pieces of art depicting carnival-partying people for almost three decades. Frequenting carnival events in Miami and Brooklyn, Ryan captures images from these colorful events, and paints them on canvasses. He recently showcased these artworks, some for the first time, and he is ready to paint even more.
AZAD ALI | CARIBBEAN
The Antigua and Barbuda government had denied allegations it is turning a blind eye on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBT) community.
BY KAM WILLIAMS | MOVIES
US Airways Flight 1549 had barely taken off from New York’s LaGuardia Airport on the afternoon of Jan. 15, 2009 when it sighted Canada geese flying in its path at about 2,800 feet. The Airbus 320 was unable to avoid the flock and the ensuing strike disabled both of its engines.