NY Gov. Hochul Signs Bill Establishing Panel to Examine Slavery Reparations

PROSPECT HEIGHTS — Entering 2024, New York state will create a commission to consider reparations for African American residents.  Up against a Dec. 31 deadline, Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a bill on Dec. 19 to establish the panel. New York legislators originally passed the bill to create the commission back in June.  “Today, we are […]

Catholic Items Hold Their own at New York Public Library Exhibit

One of the most progressive items at a New York Public Library exhibit, perhaps overlooked by visitors heading for pop culture gems such as the hand-painted ballet slipper designed by Coco Chanel and an Andy Warhol oil painting of a Studio 54 ticket inscribed to Truman Capote, belongs to a nun.