Our Time Press

Tags : Freedom Party

Freedom Party: A Political Party for the Voiceless

By Alton H. Maddox, Jr.   For the first time in the history of New York City, a Black-led and Black-financed political party, which focuses, universally, on the plight of the downtrodden, the dispossessed and the disenfranchised, will appear on the ballot in the General Election in 2013.  The Freedom Party was inspired by our […]Read More

Michael Greys Announces Run for Mayor on Freedom Party Line

By Mary Alice Miller Retired police officer Michael Greys made public his intent to run for mayor on the Freedom Party line. The announcement, during which attorney Michael Lloyd stepped forward to run for Public Advocate, took place during a United African Movement rally. Greys — a member of UAM — is also a member […]Read More

Black’s “Slip” at Meeting is Slap Across the Face of

For the Sake of the Children, Cathie Black Must Go The latest Freudian juxtapositions of school’s Chancellor Cathie Black — on the even of Martin Luther King Jr. anniversary celebrations –were “more fuel for the fire” in the growing effort to oust Ms. Black from her position, said Councilman Charles Barron in a press conference […]Read More

"Cathie Black Must Go!" Lawsuit and Protests Begin

by Amadi Ajamu The fight against Mayor Bloomberg and Chancellor-designee Cathie Black  will be waged in the streets and in the courts. Freedom Party leaders laid out their “plan of action” at Sistas’ Place Coffee House in Brooklyn on Monday evening. The standing-room only crowd of concerned parents, grandparents, educators, clergy, activists, lawyers and others […]Read More

A PEOPLES' VICTORY!

Scottsboro Boys Minstrel Show on Broadway Closes by Amadi Ajamu The final performances of the Scottsboro Boys Broadway production will be held on December 12, 2010.  After weekly protests led by the Freedom Party, renowned producers John Kander and Susan Stroman had to lower the curtains and go to Black. Sources familiar with the show […]Read More

Halftime Instructions for the Freedom Party

By Alton Maddox The Freedom Party has to collect 15,000 valid signatures for the gubernatorial candidacy of Councilman Charles Barron with at least 100 “valid” signatures in 15 congressional districts.  The signatures of the Freedom Party are expected to be challenged by another political party because unbridled, political power in the hands of Blacks is […]Read More

A Blueprint for the Freedom Party

By Alton H. Maddox, Jr. While a political party may be established at any time, a political party with ballot status in New York can only occur during a gubernatorial election which, in New York, is every four years. A general election for governor of New York will occur on November 2, 2010. To achieve […]Read More

Community Rallies Around John White and Family

Diverse community members and organizations brought nothing but love to CEMOTAP’s support rally for John White and his family Despite the sweltering heat, Nazarene Congregational Church was packed with supporters. John White sat humbly in the first pew, with his wife Sonia and sons Nahshon and Aaron directly behind him. Rev. Conrad Tillard, Dr. James […]Read More