Vito Marcantonio Forum

Vito Marcantonio Forum Cultural political historical society dedicated to continuing the work of the late, great Vito Marcantonio: New York City's all-time top politician.
Not for profit without 501(c)(3) status. We provide free, cultural, and educational events for the community. If you are interested in becoming a member, send an email to [email protected]
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Educational Organization

Mission: The Vito Marcantonio Forum (VMF) brings together people, from a wide variety of backgrounds, interested in disseminating and sharing knowledge of the life and work of Vito Marcantonio (1902 to 1954), who served as Congressman for East Harlem.

This is exactly what I am talking:  when increasing one's rate of return becomes a narcotic addiction, much less an act ...
12/15/2019
Cutting Health Benefits of 1,900 Whole Food Workers Saved World's Richest Man Jeff Bezos What He Makes in Less Than Six Hours

This is exactly what I am talking: when increasing one's rate of return becomes a narcotic addiction, much less an act of greed. The everyday heath and purchasing power of everyday people are ser aside.

There was on a film shoot where $45 was cut from the daily rate of 150 people. And food wasn't even provided as a courtesy. But thecaavings equaled less than the cost of the dress the protagonist was wearing that day.

We must modernize the RICO laws because those seeking to maximize their rate of return at the expense of people's fundamental well-being are just a bunch of racketeers.

A new analysis finds that the billionaire could provide annual coverage slashed last week with just a fraction of what he makes personally each day.

NYPD should not repeat Central Park 5 mistakes while investigating murder of Barnard College student, Manhattan Borough ...
12/14/2019
NYPD should not repeat Central Park 5 mistakes while investigating murder of Barnard College student, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer cautions

NYPD should not repeat Central Park 5 mistakes while investigating murder of Barnard College student, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer cautions

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer on Friday cautioned detectives investigating the murder of a Barnard College student to tread lightly to avoid repeating mistakes that led to the Central Park Five scandal.

11/07/2019
Gale Brewer Honored by the Vito Marcantonio Forum

Brand new video! Check it out!

The Vito Marcantonio Forum proudly presents the 2019 Award to Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President on June 23rd, 2019. Hosted at 'Gaetana's Resturant' at...

VP of the VMF Maria Lisella, wrote a great article that appeared in TRAVELMARKETREPORT.COM yesterday: A Practical Guide ...
10/29/2019
A Practical Guide to Italy’s Small Miracle Called Matera

VP of the VMF Maria Lisella, wrote a great article that appeared in TRAVELMARKETREPORT.COM yesterday: A Practical Guide to Italy’s Small Miracle Called Matera http://disq.us/t/3j9i0a4

Cave dwellings, rock churches, and artifacts from the Neolithic era join with a proud effort to preserve its history and deliver a truly unique experience in one of the chosen European Capitals of Culture for 2019.

Maria
10/05/2019
Maria

Maria

Thanks to Margherita Ganeri and my editor at Jerusalem Post for running my story that began maybe centuries ago

Newt Gingrich Slammed for Bashing NY Times' Slavery Analysis
08/19/2019
Newt Gingrich Slammed for Bashing NY Times' Slavery Analysis

Newt Gingrich Slammed for Bashing NY Times' Slavery Analysis

Former House speaker Newt Gingrich has been raked across the coals for his response to New York Times' effort to put a spotlight on America's history with slavery and race.

What?
08/19/2019
Trump is FDR

What?

President Donald J. Trump outdistanced even the great and revered democratic icon, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in revolutionizing a new medium and maximizing his audience. For Roosevelt, it was...

Dorothy Parker
06/30/2019

Dorothy Parker

Woke.

Judge Sentenced To 28 Years For Selling Black Teens To Prisons
06/29/2019
Judge Sentenced To 28 Years For Selling Black Teens To Prisons

Judge Sentenced To 28 Years For Selling Black Teens To Prisons

Mark Ciavarella Jr. was convicted of taking bribes from developers of juvenile detention centers. The case, known as "kids for cash" led to the tossing of 4,000 convictions issued by Ciavarella.

Remember When Italian-Americans Were 'Enemy Aliens?'
06/25/2019
Remember When Italian-Americans Were 'Enemy Aliens?'

Remember When Italian-Americans Were 'Enemy Aliens?'

In 1942, President Roosevelt approved the internment of 120,000 people of Japanese descent. But 50,000 Italian-Americans in California were also targeted and deemed "enemy aliens."

06/23/2019
Vito Marcantonio Forum

Vito Marcantonio Forum

Cultural political historical society dedicated to continuing the work of the late, great Vito Marcantonio: New York City's all-time top politician.

Nicholas Winton, Savior of Children During Holocaust, Dies at 106
06/22/2019
Nicholas Winton, Savior of Children During Holocaust, Dies at 106

Nicholas Winton, Savior of Children During Holocaust, Dies at 106

Winton arranged trains to take children from Nazi-occupied Prague to Britain, battling bureaucracy at both ends and saving them from almost certain death. And he kept quiet about it for half a century.

06/20/2019
Returning to FDR can MAKE AMERICA RADICAL AGAIN?

Returning to FDR can MAKE AMERICA RADICAL AGAIN?

This is the first in a series of videos covering the US 2020 election with Harvey J Kaye. Harvey J Kaye is a historian and sociologist, the author of The Bri...

Thank you to our progressive politicians for making this happen! Especially Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President's O...
06/19/2019
New York Could Become First State To Be Completely Done With Private Prisons

Thank you to our progressive politicians for making this happen! Especially Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President's Office, who will be honored this Sunday at Gaetana's Cucina Italiana

New York State has been leading the way in flexing its muscles with respect to the private prison industry. Let’s take a look at what these three policies in concert mean, and what may come next as Bill S5433 goes to the Assembly and ultimately the Governor for approval as soon as this week.

In Her Debut Book, Lupita Nyong’o Encourages Children to Love the Skin They’re In
06/11/2019
In Her Debut Book, Lupita Nyong’o Encourages Children to Love the Skin They’re In

In Her Debut Book, Lupita Nyong’o Encourages Children to Love the Skin They’re In

Lupita Nyong’o just announced her first book, “Sulwe,” and we couldn’t be more excited. According to her Instagram page, the book is focused on helping children love the skin they’re in. As someone who once struggled to accept and appreciate her dark skin, it is an important message that N...

05/29/2019
REaP-Ragone Enterprises and Productions

REaP-Ragone Enterprises and Productions

SAVE THE DATE!!!

Come Support the 5th Vito Marcantonio Award Presentation

Vito Marcantonio Forum is

honoring

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer

with the

Vito Marcantonio Award

Sunday, June 23 from 12pm to 4pm

The program itself will begin around 1:00pm.

Gaetana's Restaurant

143 Christopher Street (intersecting Greenwich Street)

Minimum Donation Requested:

Friends: $20

Supporters: $30

Patrons: $50

Benefactors: $100

For more details, email [email protected]

For more information about the Vito Marcantonio Forum, check out Vito Marcantonio Forum Fan page

REaP-Ragone Enterprises and Productions
05/17/2019

REaP-Ragone Enterprises and Productions

This Saturday night at 9:30pm at the Royal Theatre - 358 West 44th Street. I play FBI Director, J. Edgard Hoover (i,e, the villain) in tribute to Malcolm X entitled Malcolm X Anthology Showcase. Tickets vary from $25 to $50.

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