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Our Time Press The Local Newspaper With the Global View Our Time Press is the largest African American fully owned and operated weekly newspaper in Brooklyn, New York.

Founded in 1996 as a monthly periodical by husband and
wife team David Mark Greaves and Bernice Elizabeth Green, the multi-award winning, family-run paper
is published by DBG Media and enjoys a diverse readership of 40,000 weekly throughout New York
City, Westchester, the Capital Region and beyond.

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03/04/2022
10th Anniversary of Death of Trayvon Martin Observed at National Action Network

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Led by Mrs. Sybrina Martin, Mayor Adams, Rev. Sharpton and others by Ben Yakaswww.gothamist.comReverend Al Sharpton and Mayor Eric Adams were joined by Sybrina Fulton and her family to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of the murder of Fulton’s son, Trayvon Martin, in Harlem on Saturday. “Of c...

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03/04/2022
Climate Crisis is Confronting U.S and Worldwith Threats to National, Global Security

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By Joseph A. DavisSociety of Environmental JournalistsIt wasn’t Russia that defeated Napoleon’s army of a half-million in 1812. It was the Russian winter (along with arrogance, denial and perhaps typhus).For the generals who study war today, however, climate is a threat they understand and respe...

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03/04/2022
Legendary Judge Constance Baker Motley Inspires Supreme Court Nominee Judge Jackson

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by Fern E. GillespieStanding on each side of President Biden when he announced his nomination for US Supreme Court Justice were two Black women at the top echelon of American political power. Flanking the President of the United States were nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson and Vice President Kama...

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03/04/2022
90-Year-Old History Teacher Elizabeth Meaders Auctions Massive Black History Collection

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By Fern E. GillespieAfter spending 60 years amassing an amazing collection of 20,000 African American antique and vintage historical artifacts, retired Staten Island history teacher Elizabeth Meaders, 90, will be auctioning off her massive collection as one lot at Guernsey’s. Meaders’ collection...

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03/04/2022
African women, children trying to flee the European Tribal war … and racism

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AfroWorldNews As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, African students attempting to leave the country say they are experiencing the worst type of racist treatment by Ukrainian security forces and border officials. Russian, Poland, and Ukraine are famous for their overt racism. In the midst of...

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03/04/2022
What’s Going On – 3/3

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MARCH: LION OR LAMB?:March 2022 is a month with so many special event tenants. It’s calendar begins with month long celebrations of Women’s History Month and March Madness, the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament of 68 teams compete for the national championship; Ash Wednesday and the ...

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03/04/2022
The Beneficiary Bet

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By TNJ StaffI can’t stress enough the importance of naming the correct beneficiary for your retirement accounts — IRAs and 401(k) and 403(b) plans. It’s equally critical to update the named beneficiary on your old pension plans and life insurance policies, which you may have started years ago ...

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03/04/2022
WAVE OF PRAISE FOR KETANJI BROWN JACKSON, BIDEN PICK FOR SUPREME COURT JUSTICE

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National Bar Association: She is “exceptionally qualified to serve.” The Biden Administration’s nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first Black woman to the Supreme Court was applauded by the National Bar Association (NBA) as a necessary step to ensuring that the nation’s highes...

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02/26/2022
The Stories We Refuse to Tell

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Dr. Kendra Taira Field recently spoke on behalf of Clinton Church Restoration as part of the Town of Great Barrington 5th Annual W.E.B. Du Bois Legacy Festival. On the occasion of Dr. Du Bois’ Birthday (February 23), we share her remarks. It’s an absolute honor to share in this celebration of W....

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02/26/2022
20,000 Historic African American Items in Elizabeth Meader Collection Up for Auction as Single Item

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Traces Black experience in America from the Revolutionary War and beginnings of U.S. Slavery through the Civil Rights Movement and Black Lives Matter. An unprecedented auction of more than 20,000 historic African American objects currently owned by 90-year-old Staten Island resident Elizabeth Meader...

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02/26/2022
What’s Going On – 2/24/22

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NEW YORK, NYNY Democrats held a two-day Convention last week in NYC to pick their slate of contenders for the 2022 ballot. Gov Kathy Hochul, AG Letitia James, US Senator Chuck Schumer, Lieut Gov. Brian Benjamin and Comptroller Tom Di Napoli were the delegates’ choices. Congressman Tom Suozzi, a gu...

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02/26/2022
Joint Security Operations to be HQ’d in Brooklyn Will Oversee Cyber Across the State

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Cory Harris, Managing Editor,www.securitysystemsnews.comALBANY, N.Y.—New York State Governor Kathy Hochul announced on Feb. 22, 2022, the creation of a Joint Security Operations Center (JSOC) in the New York City borough of Brooklyn that will serve as the nerve center for joint local, state and fe...

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02/26/2022
Clarke, Meng, Torres issue joint statement on court strike-down of Trump Diversity Era Visa Passport rule

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Carib News By ohtadminWashington, D.C. — Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09), Congresswoman Grace Meng (NY-06) and Congressman Ritchie Torres (NY-15) praised the recent court ruling striking down a restrictive mandate requiring diversity visa applicants to obtain passports before they could ent...

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02/26/2022
Global to Local

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Why Black People Should Care About Ukraine OPINION: As tension continues to rise between Russia and Ukraine and with 3,000 U.S. troops set to deploy to Eastern Europe, here’s why you should care about what’s happening in the region.Terrell J. Starr  www.thegrio.com Unless you’ve been hiding...

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02/18/2022
CRT: An Overview

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Critical Race Theory (CRT), attributed to and pioneered by former Harvard Law professor Derrick Bell and legal scholars Kimberlé Crenshaw and Richard Delgado, among others, has lived for almost 50 years within the hallowed halls of advanced academic institutions. That is, until it was invoked in th...

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02/11/2022
White Coats 4 Black Lives

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We came across this item and it reminds us that throughout the struggle of Africans in the Americas, there have always been small groups of the racially aware that have grown and made a difference. Alyssa Jones ‘23 |Virginia Campus CorrespondentOn Jan. 26, the group “White Coats 4 Black Lives,.....

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02/11/2022
Brooklyn Neighborhood Services partners with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York to bring health care assistance to older adults in District 36-Brooklyn

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Commencing on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, between the hours of 9 AM and 2 PM, seniors will be able to call in to Brooklyn Neighborhood Services (BNS) to schedule appointments (in person or virtually), with an on-site, Registered Nurse, provided by the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY). The....

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02/11/2022
Locking up Black Lives Matter activist Pamela Moses for registering to vote makes her a prisoner. A political one

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During a 2018 conversation with 1960s civil rights activists David Acey and Calvin Taylor about the need to strike a balance between business and political interests and people trying to succeed in a system stacked to benefit said interests, Pamela Moses just wasn’t feeling it.“There is no balan...

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02/11/2022
Fannie Lou Hamer’s Essential Voice Captured in New Documentary Co-Produced by her Grandniece, Monica Land

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Fannie Lou Hamer’s America: An America Reframed spotlights the story of the late activist icon , a prominent voice of the civil rights era — from her roots in the cotton fields of Mississippi to her rise in the halls of Congress and global communities where her voice still echoes, will have its ...

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02/11/2022
What’s Going On – 2/10

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THE WORLDThe Winter Olympics unfolds in Beijing, China and we watch countries compete with each other for a gold, silver or bronze medal for excellence. Sports is a welcome alternative to war. Thousands of miles away in Western Europe, nations are in disarray awaiting Russia’s next move of an immi...

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02/11/2022
Rise in Teacher Burnout

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Nearly 2,000 teachers have left New York City’s public schools during the pandemic NYC Mayor’s OfficeNearly 2,000 teachers have left New York City’s public schools during the pandemic, according to a new report from the state comptroller.The report’s release follows nearly two years of pande...

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