Hero's Walk

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Thursday, June 09, 2005

This month marks the 42nd anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Medgar Evers. Myrlie Evers-Williams honors the life and work of her late husband by introducing a new generation to his legacy through "The Autobiography of Medgar Evers," which she co-edited.

Against the Stadium, for Office Space

Gifford Miller City Council Speaker (D-5th district) and mayoral candidate
- on the future of Manhattan's West Side
» City Council


Rising from the Ashes?

Steven Spinola, President, Real Estate Board of New York
- on the chances that the stadium may yet be built
» Real Estate Board of New York


Paying for Politics

Rachel Leon, Executive director of New York State Common Cause
» Common Cause
Mike Kelly, Columnist at The Record of Bergen County, NJ
» The Record
- discuss the impact of millionaire politicians in New York and New Jersey


From Borsht to Bayonne

Steven Roberts, Broadcast commentator, teaches political science and journalism at George Washington University, author, My Fathers’ Houses: Memoir of a Family (William Morrow)
- on his Russian immigrant family's experience growing up in Bayonne, NJ


For Evers

Myrlie Evers-Williams, Widow of civil rights pioneer Medgar Evers, former chair of the National Board of Directors of the NAACP, lecturer and co-editor, with Manning Marable, The Autobiography of Medgar Evers: A Hero's Life and Legacy Revealed Through His Writings, Letters, and Speeches (Basic Civitas Books, 2005)
- on ...


NY 51: District 10

Miguel Martinez, New York City Council Member representing the 10th District (Parts of Washington Heights, Inwood, Marble Hill), Chair of the subcommittee on Planning, Dispositions and Concessions
- on life and politics in his district
» Miguel Martinez' City Council webpage
» Gotham ...


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