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THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY TO RENAME 115TH STREET LIBRARY THE HARRY BELAFONTE –...

NEW YORK—The New York Public Library and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that the library has decided to adopt a new name for...

Black History Month: Dashikis and Dreadlocks

Learning to be Black and Proud By Aishamanne Williams I’ve had dreadlocks since I was 5 years old. My mother and father have them, so they...

Kate Clifford Larson on the New Tubman Photo: “Yes! It’s Real!”

  Some readers questioned the authenticity of the newly found image of Harriet Tubman scheduled for auction by Swann Galleries on March 30, and displayed...

Harriet Tubman National Historic Parkland Announced

Schumer: Tubman Park is a Long-Overdue Recognition of an Extraordinary American  U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that the Department of the Interior (DOI)...

Congresswoman Clarke Calls on President Obama to Pardon Marcus Garvey

  Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement on a letter she and seventeen other members of the House of Representatives...

Never Forget

Reprinted from February 2, 2012 It is acknowledged that legacies and attitudes toward life are carried on through families and down through the generations. And...

What the Election Analyses Are Leaving Out

By Pearl Duncan Pearl Duncan is completing a book about DNA and ancestry.   A lot of people are examining the voting patterns in the 2016 Presidential...

Never Forget From Whence We Came

First Mohonk Conference on the Negro Question, held at Lake Mohonk, Ulster County, New York, June 4, 5, 6, 1890. Reported and edited by...

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LENNOX COMMISIONG’S INSPIRATIONAL PORTRAITS

Special to Our Time Press: By Laurie Nadel From Muhammad Ali to Michelle Obama,  Lennox Commisiong’s portraits of  African- American celebrities are getting a lot of attention...

Ron Edmonds 113 Students Sharpen Their Dr. King Voices

Submitted by Margo McKenzie, Founder of giftofletters.com Ten contestants competed in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Contest at the Ronald Edmonds Learning Center 113...
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