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Day: <span>May 12, 2016</span>

Penn Relays 2016

By Renee Sterrett The aura of mental toughness indeed invaded Ben Franklin Stadium at the Penn Relays on April 28-30, 2016.  Shanice Love Excelsior (Kingston, Jamaica) threw 54.72m (179-6 feet) to break the previous Penn Relays record. The runner-up in Thursday’s event, Elna Brucker of Ally Christian (San Jose, Calif.) also was better than the […]readmore

The Sharing Economy is Caring—and Financially Rewarding

  By Akosua K. Albritton Do you remember being in kindergarten where your teacher would encourage you and your classmates to share?  Sharing is caring was the simple phrase and “Please share your toys” was the teacher’s request.  Today’s sharing economy puts a twist on sharing where financial gain is to be gotten.  The sharing […]readmore

One Antidote to Aging

It may be time for the old adage: “It’s a shame to waste youth on the young” to be retired. By spending time around the little people, many Bed-Stuy seniors are finding their own personal “fountain of youth”. Last Saturday, the Crispus Attucks (PS 21) School’s Spring Carnival brought out hundreds of children, and it appeared, just […]readmore

A Salute to The Pearl

Exclusive to Our Time Press Photo-archivist Thor David, former Boys & Girls H.S. instructor, and writer Rich Mason, co-authors of an upcoming book covering a quarter century of Brooklyn high school basketball sports (1980-2005), reflect on the athlete whose example and achievements on the courts inspired their work. Mr. David’s black & white images of Dwayne […]readmore