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In Response to New Contagious Mutation of Covid-19 in United

Jamaica, NY – Today, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams demanded greater restrictions on incoming travelers from the United Kingdom (UK) in response to the detection of a new contagious mutation of COVID-19 in the UK, which has prompted a wave of travel restrictions in various countries. On Monday, Governor Cuomo announced that three major airlines that transport travelers from the […]readmore

In Surprise Shift, Mayor De Blasio Says He Opposes Controversial

Alicia Boyd is a fighter. She’s brash. She’s fierce. No time for nonsense. She  has been called everything under the sun and that’s okay for this rugged individualist.Because that’s exactly where she wants her neighborhood to be: always enlightened. And she wants her favorite park, a section of it which could be draped in shadow […]readmore

CBC Celebrates the Nomination of Brenda Mallory and Michael Regan

(Black PR Wire) Washington, DC – Rep. Karen Bass, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, released the following statement upon reports of the nomination of Brenda Mallory to serve as Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality and Michael Regan to serve as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). “The Congressional Black Caucus is […]readmore

Our Time Press Q & A with Brooklyn Borough President

Eric Adams, President of the Borough of Brooklyn, served as an officer in the New York City Transit Police and then the New York City Police Department, for 22 years retiring at the rank of Captain. In 1994, he was defeated in the Democratic primary for a New York Congressional seat. From 2006 to 2013, […]readmore

In Defense of Old School Politics & Frank Seddio

By Stephen Witt As far as flawed heroes go you can’t get any better than former Democratic Party Chair Frank Seddio in his battle against the many-headed serpent of current progressive politics.Seddio’s latest scrape is with Park Slope Democratic District Leader and City Council Candidate Doug Schneider. For full transparency, Schneider’s wife, Joni Kletter, formerly […]readmore

Legendary Educator Dr. Adelaide Sanford Honored On Her 95th Birthday

By Brenda L. Watts-LarkinsOn Sunday, December 13, 2020 family members, close friends, civic leaders and members of the at large communities, joined a virtual celebration the 95th birthday of our “beloved” Regent Adelaide Sanford. The tribute was organized by Rev. Shelia Evans-Tranumn who served as mistress of ceremonies.   An impressive list of dignitaries and well-wishers included […]readmore

On America’s African Policy and Biden Pick for Top UN

US Envoy-Designate to the UN Turns the Long-Awaited Spotlight on Africa December 7, 2020by Barbara Crossette, PassBlue When President-elect Joe Biden nominated Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be the next ambassador to the United Nations, he was signaling that American diplomacy would face big changes. If she is confirmed by the Senate in the new year, the […]readmore

Harriet Tubman Returns To Peekskill

By Elizabeth Rankin-Fulcher“Joy cometh in the morning” and indeed it did when the “The Journey to Freedom” Harriet Tubman statue arrived in Peekskill, New York on December 14, 2020.This larger-than-life statue can be enjoyed outdoors on Central Avenue and North Division Street in downtown Peekskill through Black History Month, February 2021. All events will be […]readmore