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Democrat Roulette

I don’t like the way this is going at all. The way the country is headed. The citizenry being played with disinformation and misinformation. The Russian government bringing its resources to bear, to continue their successful campaign to disrupt the country and keep their authoritarian quisling as President of the United States. There is the […]Read More

Community Calendar

Friday, February 21st Her Life’s A Dance: A Toni Morrison Tribute Dance Party BAM Café, Peter Jay Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Ave., 9pm, FREE. Join in a special edition of BAMcafé Live with a dance party hosted by the trailblazing DJ and sound collage artist DJ Reborn. The dance party directly follows Lilac Dust: Traces […]Read More

Assemblymember Charles Barron Speaks: on the Need For Black Power

State Assemblymember Charles Barron, 60th AD, hosted a panel on Black Power at last weekend’s meeting of the New York State Black and Puerto Rican Association of Legislators. See below the Our Time Press exclusive conversation with Assemblymember Barron earlier this week. OTP: Black Power, are you stating it’s still relevant? Assemblyman Charles Barron: Absolutely. […]Read More

Judge Betty Staton Speaks: Part 1 of 3

At last week’s annual meeting of the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators in Albany, Our Time Press was fortunate to encounter Judge Betty Staton and arrange the following interview. Here Judge Staton, President of Legal Services, Brooklyn Legal Services, discusses the importance of this year’s Census. David Mark Greaves, OTP: […]Read More

Black, Puerto Rican People Power on The Hill

Part One of Two Parts It was a productive weekend loaded with exchanges of impactful information and resources, and rededication to objectives in the service of the people. The New York State Black and Puerto Rican Association of Legislators gathered with colleagues and constituents for their annual meeting at the Legislative Office building in Albany. […]Read More

Klobuchar / Abrams 2020?

In her statement after coming in third in the New Hampshire Democratic Primary, Amy Klobuchar spoke of her family’s history, from her coal-mining great-grandfather to her alcoholic father. It was an emotional story of grit and determination and it is one that will go very far in the African-American and Latino community. If her team […]Read More

Community Calendar

Friday, February 7th Cane River BAM Cinema, Peter Jay Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Ave. Various showtimes $16, $11 for seniors. New York exclusive! This long-lost gem of Black independent cinema was shot in Natchitoches Parish, a historically “free community of color” in Louisiana with an entirely African American cast and crew. It follows Peter (Richard […]Read More

Prof. Gloria J. Browne Marshall on The Black Vote

Part III of Three Parts The following talk with Prof. Gloria J.Browne-Marshall, professor, Constitutional Law at John Jay College, and publisher David Mark Greaves, is the third in an Our Time Press series of ongoing interviews and conversations on the state of our times. It is inspired in part by a book Prof. Browne-Marshall is […]Read More