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Day: <span>December 8, 2016</span>

Deja Blues

By Eddie Castro This past Saturday, two teams who have battled all year were just one win away from being able to call themselves “City Champs”. On one side, you have the young men from Curtis High School. A squad who took down every obstacle that was put in front of them. A team that […]readmore


Special for Our Time Press: The central jewel in the crown of Miami Arts Week, Art Basel attracts celebrities, high-end collectors and fashionistas from all over the globe. But it is not the only game in town. Across the bay in Wynwood, known as Miami’s Arts District, there were several art fairs showcasing new, provocative […]readmore

Never Forget

Reprinted from February 2, 2012 It is acknowledged that legacies and attitudes toward life are carried on through families and down through the generations. And those persons now in their eighties and nineties can tell stories that their parents and grandparents told them about the lynchings and the terror and the days after slavery. The […]readmore

View From Here: We Must Beat Back the Hate

With the rise of President-Elect Donald Trump and the pride in the openness of hate that he inspires, the attacking of women with hajibs, hanging a noose on a tree in Ft. Greene Park this past October along with writing of anti-Semitic graffiti nearby, we thought it a good to remind the readers of the […]readmore

Local Activists Cause TD Bank to be Closed on Martin

After pressure from Rev. Taharka Robinson and the Bedford-Stuyveant Anti-Violence Coalition, TD Bank has changed its holiday policy and will be closed on MLK’s Birthday. “Almost a year ago, we demonstrated here to tell TD Bank they had to honor Dr. King. And now they will be closing their doors at 1,400 locations from Maine […]readmore

On the Path to Improved Financial Health – Step 4:

Previously, I have talked about knowing where you are currently financially, planning and budgeting as well as managing your credit. Step 4 on your journey to improved financial health is insurance management. There are so many types of insurance that can impact your finances that there are too many to address in one article. Some […]readmore

Why Are NYC Public Schools Still Separate and Unequal?

By Akosua K. Albritton #BHeard is BRIC Arts Media House’s monthly town hall where selected social agents are assembled to weigh in on a salient issue surrounded by real Brooklyn residents. On December 1, 2016 Brian Vines moderated Class Divide: Breaking the Pattern of School Segregation. The social agents for this town hall were Josh […]readmore