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Our Time Press a Winner at Independent Press Awards (IPPIES)

Our Time Press a Winner at Independent Press Awards (IPPIES)

🕔17:09, 20.Jun 2015

The IPPIES is the only New York-area competition that recognizes excellence amongst journalists, photographers, graphic artists, editors, publishers and broadcasters from the Community and Ethnic Media. Since 2002, the awards program has served as a vehicle to honor outstanding work,

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Justice Or Else! Countdown to Million Man March 20th Anniversary Gathering Begins with Farrakhan’s East Coast Tour

🕔08:22, 12.Jun 2015

FINAL CALL PHILADELPHIA – Two decades ago, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam convened the historic Million Man March in Washington, D.C., the largest mass-gathering in the history of the United States and perhaps the largest

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Organizations and activists come together to launch borough-wide Brooklyn Anti-Gentrification Network (B.A.N.)

Organizations and activists come together to launch borough-wide Brooklyn Anti-Gentrification Network (B.A.N.)

🕔07:54, 12.Jun 2015

B.A.N. calls for 11:30am demonstration for Tuesday, June 16th at BAM, 30 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11217 On June 16th, Brooklyn activists will launch the Brooklyn Anti-Gentrification Network (B.A.N.), the 1st-ever grassroots borough-wide coalition to fight gentrification. The real estate corporations,

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🕔06:24, 8.Jun 2015

Sgt. Henry Johnson, a member of the Harlem Hell Fighters regiment, single-handedly fought off a group of attacking German soldiers, while being wounded 21 times. The Albany, NY resident enlisted in Brooklyn at the Marcy Armory, June 5, 1917. In

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POLITICAL CORRUPTION GETS THE HEADLINES, BUT MINORITY BUSINESS FRAUD COSTS US MORE

POLITICAL CORRUPTION GETS THE HEADLINES, BUT MINORITY BUSINESS FRAUD COSTS US MORE

🕔21:47, 3.Jun 2015

BY BERTHA LEWIS | MAY 23, 2015 | Albany was rocked this month by the criminal charges against state Sen. Dean Skelos, who is accused of using his influence to intervene in Nassau County’s procurement process. Skelos’ case may have

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Police Brutality is So Bad in the U.S., United Nations Issues Scathing Review

🕔21:36, 3.Jun 2015

April V. Taylor Every four years, each United Nations member country must submit to a public hearing as part of a Universal Periodic Review, and the United States’ human rights record came under fierce criticism recently as part of their

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Apple, Inc. Buys Nigerian-Born Entrepreneur Chinedu Echeruo’s HopStop.com for $1 Billion

Apple, Inc. Buys Nigerian-Born Entrepreneur Chinedu Echeruo’s HopStop.com for $1 Billion

🕔21:30, 3.Jun 2015

We love black business and black entrepreneurship here at Urban Intellectuals. Thus, when this story rolled off the press about a Nigerian-born entrepreneur selling his company for $1 billion dollars, we had to present it to the readership. Chinedu Echeruo

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Suicide Rates Doubled Among African-American Children Ages 5 to 11 Since 1993

Suicide Rates Doubled Among African-American Children Ages 5 to 11 Since 1993

🕔21:12, 3.Jun 2015

Researchers have found that rates of suicide among African-American children, specifically boys, have doubled since 1993, surpassing (for the first time) the rates among white children which dropped over the same period. The study, published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics Tuesday, was based on

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Ollie McClean, Education Icon and Civil Rights Activist, Passes

Ollie McClean, Education Icon and Civil Rights Activist, Passes

🕔10:51, 31.May 2015

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Sister Ollie McClean on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Ollie, a community icon and civil rights activist, was the Founder/Director of Sankofa International Academy(formerly Henson Preparatory School) which has been

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