Our Time Press

The View From Here

By David Mark GreavesWe see the emotional trauma inflicted on the witnesses to the death of George Floyd in the testimony they are giving in the murder trial of the officer charged with his death, Derek Chauvin. These onlookers were traumatized by having to stand helpless as one of their own, a citizen on the […]readmore

The Race For NYC Mayor, 2021

By David Mark GreavesA recent poll indicated that the majority of voter are still undecided in the NYC mayoral primary. This is understandable as all of the candidates tell you what they think you want to hear, and they all sound the same. To a person, they want affordable housing, health care for all, safe […]readmore

View From Here, Our Time Press: March 1996

By David Mark GreavesThe mother buried with her child in the African Burial Ground in lower Manhattan looks up to us out of a grave carved from a harsher and meaner place, centuries ago. The Weeksville Lady, dressed and mannered for Sunday service, stops for a moment to capture onto tintype, a satisfied confidence, looking […]readmore

View From Here – 3/11/21

View From HereBy David Mark GreavesPresident Biden’s $1.9 billion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is rooted in a bottom-up strategy, where it is the masses of people who get the money and the services they need. This plan with its many parts will reset the nation’s trajectory, concentrating its efforts on the faith and […]readmore

Can Vitamin D3 Be Used as a Bridge to Contain

Dr. L. Ray Matthews is a retired trauma/critical care surgeon and director of Surgical Critical Care at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta. Our Time Press’ interview with Dr. Matthew on Vitamin D will appear later this month. Below is an interview with EUR writer Steffanie Rivers, which appeared in January. EUR associate Steffanie Rivers […]readmore

CUNY’s Africana Studies to Explore Lesson’s Learned from Women’s Collective

Bertrade Ngo-Ngijol Banoum, the chair of Lehman College’s Africana Studies department, is exploring the collective action of Black women to combat the pandemic’s impact on human rights, gender and race in their communities in her newly created course Africana Women Lead Through the COVID-19 Crisis.Given the preexisting economic, education, housing and health inequities among communities […]readmore

Saving America 2021

View From Hereby David Mark GreavesBlack History month 2021 should be a celebration of how African Americans has saved this country yet again. What the insurrection in the Capitol has shown, along with their enablers in congress and the ascent of the racist, antisemitic, deranged conspirator Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene in the Republican party is […]readmore

View from Here Inaugural Issue 1996

They call February Black History Month. This is the time when African Americans are the subject of articles and discussions. The mass media will be setting the agenda as always. But OUR TIME PRESS listens to the beat of an older drum, one fashioned by our ancestors. Our drums tell a different story, about the […]readmore