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Day: <span>January 9, 2010</span>

On The Aisle – 2009: A Year in Review in

2009 was an absolutely phenomenal year for Blacks in theater from off-Broadway to Broadway. If you came by the way of Brooklyn, you got to enjoy the magnificent writing of Jackie Alexander, as the Billie Holiday Theatre presented, The High Priestess of Dark Alley with an all-Black cast. A superb production of The Good Negro […]readmore

Community Board 3 Kicks Off The New Decade With Public

Neighbors Voice Their Concerns About  the Oversaturation of Public Programs Community Board 3 opened its first meeting in 2010 with a public hearing addressing the growing concern for the oversaturation of Public Programs in the area. For the past 10 years, residents have been constantly complaining about the numerous and abundance of programs being allowed […]readmore

Multiethnic Pride Emerges With Inauguration of John Liu

The 2010 inauguration attracted a broader cross section of NYC residents than in years past. The marked increase in cultural diversity was due to the inauguration of John Liu, the first Asian-American to be elected to the position of comptroller, a citywide office. During his inaugural speech on the steps of City Hall, Liu hinted […]readmore

A Soul Stirrer’s Eternal Flame

Writer/Author Erik Greene, Great Nephew of Sam Cooke, Responds to Our Time Press Article Bernice,  First of all, I commend you for the article you wrote last week on Sam. Our Time Press seems to be a quality source of information, and I imagine you have a strong following.  Secondly, thanks for bringing light to […]readmore

A Chairman’s Uplifting Homegoing

It was standing room only in the uppermost region of the Riverside Church for the homegoing service of Percy Ellis Sutton.  Giving the Personal Tribute, Reverend Jesse Jackson said, “The tallest tree in our forest has fallen,” calling Sutton an authentic Renaissance Man.  He spoke of how  “The Chairman” had stood with Malcolm X, Martin […]readmore