The Central Park Five and “Always being behind”

  Videos TimesTalk Profile Ken Burns, co-director and author Sarah Burns, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Jim Dwyer, who covered the case and is interviewed in the film, and the exonerated, including Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise -- http://www.timestalks.com. The panel engages in a conversation about the issues raised by … Continue reading The Central Park Five and “Always being behind”

Abacus Federal Savings in Chinatown, New York : SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL

  MarketWatch The story behind the only bank prosecuted after the 2008 financial crisis Link After the 2008 financial crisis took millions of investment dollars from Americans, shell shocked financial advisers and briefly turned the country upside down, only one bank was indicted: Abacus Federal Savings in Chinatown, New York — the 2,531st largest bank … Continue reading Abacus Federal Savings in Chinatown, New York : SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL

Hilton Als – “MOONLIGHT” UNDOES OUR EXPECTATIONS

Story Telling Storytelling is one area we all share as humanity. Yet it is rare that we are closed enough to reality, or in some cases things don't turn out well or they just drag on and on, and it is impossible to claim victory or honestly package them up. And, so it is good to … Continue reading Hilton Als – “MOONLIGHT” UNDOES OUR EXPECTATIONS