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Co-Chairs: Raymond Nat Turner: upsurgejazz@gmail.com  (646) 683-1446
                     Tim Sheard: sheard2001@gmail.com  (917) 428-1352

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New York, NY 10018
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The QBR 2015 Phyllis Wheatley Book Award Program Winners

Max Rodriguez, publisher and founder of the Quarterly Black Book Review (QBR) and the Harlem Book Fair, presented a culturally enlightening and creatively inspiring literary event with the 14th Annual Phyllis Wheatley Book Award Program. The evening began with a reception for the author finalists that included an interview by program host Sheila E. Anderson, author of […]

CUNY Seeking to Honor Labor Activist Alums

Each year, the LaGuardia/Wagner Archives at LaGuardia Community College publishes on behalf of the City University a calendar to a wide distribution. This coming year they want to feature those alumni of CUNY colleges who went on to serve the labor movement as leaders, staff, and activists. “We would like to identify all those leaders, […]

Independent Contractor or Employee?: US Dept of Labor Stiffens Criteria

The U.S. Dept. of Labor (DOL) is stiffening the criteria by which it determines whether a worker is an independent contractor or employee. The DOL’s rules control whether you qualify for a few things—minimum wage, overtime, hours worked, child labor, and time and payroll records. Employees do, contractors don’t.  Other agencies control other financial aspects […]