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The Creator of Kwanzaa to Give 50th Anniversary Message in Brooklyn, NY

The New York Chapter of the National Association of Kawaida Organizations (NAKO) & The International African Arts Festival (IAA Festival) will host a 50th...

A Way With Words: Meet Jamillah Wright, Founder & CEO of Write It Up

Jamillah Wright is Founder and CEO of Write It Up, a content strategy firm that specializes in technical writing, brand content and strategic communications....

More oceans swamped by plastic ‘soup’

Australian scientists say it will take at least 500 years to stop the growth of five swirling masses of plastic waste in the world's...

Dr. Amos Wilson: Why We Do The Things We Do

(In 1998, Our Time Press ran a three-part series on Post-Traumatic Slavery Syndrome, taking the title from the lecture of Professor Joy Leary at...

Union Plumbers Volunteer to Help Flint Residents With Water Crisis

BY TRACY SAMILTON / MICHIGAN RADIO Since October, plumbers with United Association Local 370 in Flint have been volunteering to install filters and faucets to...

The Dream at 50 Three Presidents Speak at Anniversary of 1963 March

In a moment rich with history and symbolism, tens of thousands of Americans of all backgrounds and colors thronged to the National Mall to...

New Yorkers Go To Surry, Va. To Challenge Pagones’ “Bogus” Garnishment Of Tawana Brawley's...

By Mary Alice Miller A contingent of 100 New Yorkers trekked to Virginia this week to support attorneys who are challenging the garnishment of Tawana...

Guest Analysis: What’s Behind the Attacks on African-American Activist Assata Shakur?

By Abayomi Azikiwe Editor, Pan-African News Wire Shakur was arrested on May 2, 1973 after being stopped by the state police while riding in a...

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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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