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Trump broke the whole thing

  I have a question. If you had to vote for a Democrat today, the person that will eventually go up against Donald Trump in the General Election, who would you vote for?  Biden? Booker? Harris? Warren? The third Democratic Debate aired last week, drawing solid numbers in viewership. Fourteen (14) million people tuned in […]Read More

President Obama Speaks At Funeral For Nelson Mandela

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you so much. Thank you. To Graça Machel and the Mandela family; to President Zuma and members of the government; to heads of states and government, past and present; distinguished guests — it is a singular honor to be with you today, to celebrate a life like no other. […]Read More

President Obama On Albany Avenue

Prospect Park has not seen anything like military helicopters, including Marine One, landing on the Great Lawn as President Barack Obama arrived to speak to the students at Pathways in Technology Early College High School housed in the Paul Robeson High School building.  The president was among friends in the borough that had given him […]Read More

AT WIT'S END: MISS LIPSTICK’S FELLOWSHIP

I turned from my bar stool and saw my old friend and drinking buddy, Miss Lipstick. “I’m writing a column now for Our Time Press, the oldest black-owned weekly in Brooklyn.” “No kidding. What are you going to write about?” “Well, I had planned on being real hard-hitting and provocative but a few friends have […]Read More

STORY OF SAM COOK REACHES FAR BEYOND MUSIC BOUNDARIES

During the early 1960’s, he .. . encouraged Black people to support Black Press. . read voraciously from early childhood and believed that reading enlarged the world. . was a great student of  Black History, inspired by John Hope Franklin’s From Slavery to Freedom. And the works of Paul Laurence Dunbar and Langston Hughes. . […]Read More