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Day: <span>September 3, 2020</span>

Committed to the March

Excerpts From Reverend Al Sharpton’s Address 57 years ago in 1963, there was a struggle in Birmingham, Alabama. There was the assassination of Medgar Evers, the head of the Mississippi NAACP. In the middle of struggle and murder, they came to Washington to demand that the Federal government give them a civil rights act and […]Read More

Cast Your Ballot at Barclays Early Voting and Election Day

Arena to Serve as Official Polling Site Open to Voters for 2020 General ElectionCorporate/Community Partnership is Rare but Commendable In a commendable move, Barclays Center — one of Brooklyn’s most popular go-to sports and entertainment venues — is opening up its huge space for Voters to get to the polls. Yes, the venue will serve […]Read More

A Story about Vacationing in a Pandemic… And a Picture

The last official weekend of Summer is upon us. We are moving swiftly into Autumn and this is probably the first Summer that folks are happy that the year is moving to an end so fast. 2020 sucks and we hate it here. This summer has been an emotionally draining one indeed. Covid. Police Brutality. […]Read More

What’s Going on

2020 U.S. ELECTIONAmericans never cease to bewilder, from the Oval Office occupant, to its athletes, to its everymen/women.Last week was one of bewilderment and a hint at the nation’s promise. When the National Basketball Association, the WNBA, MLB, tennis pros, the National Hockey League and the NFL took PAUSE from business as usual following the […]Read More

Remembering Chadwick Boseman and the Set of “42”

Summer of 2012, I interviewed Chadwick Boseman on the MacDonough Street “set” where important scenes were shot for the actor’s “42” feature film. Dodger great Jackie Robinson, the legend Boseman portrays in the film, lived at 526 in the 1940’s when he broke records and made history. Quite frankly, Jackie Robinson is in my genealogical […]Read More

OUR TIME PRESS Q&A with …MICHAEL A. HARDY, ESQ.

Executive Vice President & General Counsel, and Co-Founder of The National Action Network Our Time Press has followed the work of the National Action Network, founded by The Rev. Al Sharpton, for more than 20 years, and we have observed the contributions of NAN’s co-founder and legal counsellor Attorney Michael A. Hardy, Esq. for just […]Read More

The View from Here: America’s Legacy of Racism

By David Mark Greaves In this coming Saturday’s New York City lien sales of 4,700 properties, we see how America’s legacy of racism is baked into the system, showing itself at key moments in our lives, enveloping our lives and limiting our horizons from the moment of birth.In a release calling for Mayor De Blasio […]Read More

New Phase for King’s Dream

Intergenerational Leaders Focus Conversations on Injustice in America, Voter Suppression, Voting Power … and Next Steps “The Commitment March: Get Your Knee Off Our Necks,” organized by The Rev. Al Sharpton (in photo, inset, left), Founder & President, the National Action Network, (NAN), and attended by thousands on Friday, August 28, 2020, commemorated the 57th […]Read More