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Day: <span>October 6, 2016</span>

JAZZ 966 – Bedstuy’s Best Kept Secret – October Schedule

Located ‘in the cut’, inside a Senior Center located at 966 Fulton Street (between Grand Avenue & St. James Place ) Jazz 966 has been delivering authentic Jazz to regulars and new comers for over 20 years. Below is the Schedule of Friday night shows for October: Shows subject to change without advance notice ▪ […]Read More

WHAT’S GOING ON By Victoria Horsford

2016 USA ELECTIONS GOP Presidential hopeful Donald Trump keeps insisting the system is rigged. You are damn right, Donald. The system favors billionaires like you who can dodge taxes for at least 1/3 of your lifetime while American hoi polloi are taxed unfairly. He can lose almost $1 billion one year, exempting him for paying […]Read More

Obituary: Mr. John W. Goodwin, Jr.

Services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at the Mt. Calvary Pentecostal Church for Mr. John W. Goodwin, Jr., 42, of Youngstown, Ohio who entered eternal rest on Monday, September 26, 2016. Mr. Goodwin was born on October 23, 1973 in Brooklyn, New York, a son of John W., Sr. and […]Read More

Battle for Brooklyn

By Eddie Castro Yankees/Red Sox, Duke/North Carolina, Michigan/Ohio State and Lakers/Celtics. Those are some of the few notable rivalries in their respective sports that is a hot ticket to get and if you can’t get one, you better be glued to the television. It’s kind of how the football rivalry is between two Brooklyn high […]Read More

Ramsey Orta: (Opinion) by Alton H. Maddox, Jr.

Parker’s “The Birth of a Nation” © By Alton H. Maddox, Jr., “Attorney-at-War” On “60 Minutes” last Sunday night, there was a discussion with Nate Parker, who plays the role of Nat Turner in “The Birth of a Nation”.  The premier may happen this week.  I have always had an interest in Nat Turner.  My research has shown that […]Read More

Brooklyn Movement Center Holds 2016 Annual Meeting

REVISED By Akosua K. Albritton Brooklyn Movement Center (Brooklyn MC) held its 5th annual meeting on October 1, 2016 in Stuyvesant Mansion at 375 Stuyvesant Avenue. Attendees included board members, their core members, solidarity members and the curious. Notable guests included Stefani Zinerman of CM Robert Cornegy’s office, NYS Assembly member-elect Tremaine Wright and The […]Read More

Interview with NYC Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte

Exclusive to Our Time Press Interview with Joseph Ponte, Commissioner New York City Corrections Part One of Two New York City Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte is a small town guy in the big city, who is changing the culture at the problem-plagued Rikers Island complex that’s been the topic of reports of mismanagement of both prisoners and […]Read More