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Monday, February 27, 2017

Wellsprings of Faith: Why Black Lives Matter

By Rev. Robert Waterman, Antioch Baptist Church  I believe in Why Black Lives Matter, but the truth about it is: “It’s not what others think...

JAMES MORTIMER – June 29, 1941 – January 21, 2017

  James Mortimer, loving husband and father, exemplary community and youth empowerment advocate and pioneering entrepreneur, passed on Saturday, January 21 at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital...

From this Ground: Seeds of Kindness Fulfill a Hunger

By Bernice Elizabeth Green November is the month of caring, sharing and giving. But we’ve noticed that lines populated by those in need of these...

UPSTATE JOURNAL: A River, Tugboats and a Field of Dreams

By Bernice Elizabeth Green A week ago (September 8), The New York Times ran a story on G.E.’s dredging of the Hudson River. The headline read,...

Bed-Stuy Residents Dorothy and Demetrice Mills’s Give $50,000 to Brooklyn Queens Land Trust

Demetrice and Dorothy Mills are the epitome of all that’s right about Bedford-Stuyvesant --- and the world, for that matter. And it is fitting that...

OUR TIME at Home … Gray Matters: Elaine Greene’s Journey

By Bernice Elizabeth Green   Elaine Greene is tired of “real estate thieves stealing properties” and she wants the community to join her “fight back” campaign.   At...

“A Caring Hand” Expands Grief Services to Bilingual Families

By Whitney McIntosh Each year in New York City, over 4,000 children experience the death of a parent or sibling.  The majority of those grieving...

Our Time at Home: My Journey with Artist … Richmond Barthe

  By Fern E. Gillespie On Wednesday, April 7, my statue, Black Boy (“Head of Boy”) by famed Harlem Renaissance artist Richmond Barthe (1901-1989), will be...

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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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