Category Archives: Black History Month

The Champ Takes the Ring at Port Authority Bus Terminal

By Neal Buccino, Media Relations Staff “A rooster crows only when it sees the light. Put him in the dark and he’ll never crow. I have seen the light and I’m crowing.”  – Muhammad Ali, excerpted from “The Champ: My Year … Continue reading

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The George Washington Bridge and Artist Faith Ringgold’s Tar Beach

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett The George Washington Bridge may not be quite as famous as that other well-known bridge in Brooklyn, but if popularity in the lofty world of bridges is measured by a span’s ability to inspire world-class … Continue reading

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Retired PAPD Superintendent Henry DeGeneste: At the Forefront of Change and Diversity

By Mercedes Guzman, Media Relations Staff When now-retired Port Authority Police Superintendent Henry DeGeneste first came on the job as a young recruit, he joined a police force that was predominantly male and white. As he moved up through the … Continue reading

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