By DW Gibson For the past three years, I’ve traveled around the city, talking with New Yorkers as they experience gentrification. There is little consensus on the topic — even the word itself is defined differently by each of us. I’ve
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Mr. Iver Whittingham, 42, has left Brooklyn for Long Island, where he grew up. Last Thursday (May 14), the Battered2Beautiful antiviolence volunteer, was brutalized by teens at the McDonald’s on the Flatbush Extension and Fulton when he tried to help
“The prom is about making a teen’s dreams come true, not about a parent realizing their worst nightmare,” Eric Adams told young people who gathered at Borough Hall on Sunday for a photo opportunity to promote his prom safety initiative.
It is with a heavy heart that we regret to confirm that Derrick Griffith, Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management for Medgar Evers College, was killed in the horrific train derailment that occurred in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Tuesday, May 12,
Our Time Press is proud to announce the graduation of Gregory Jones, Jr. from the New York City Fire Department Training Academy, Tuesday, May 5.
Mr. Jones was among 305 Probationary Firefighters who were applauded by more than 3,000 guests and Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro, who presided at the ceremony held at Christian Cultural Center. A native of Brooklyn, Mr. Jones is the son of
“I am here to tell you, if a little girl from North Carolina who used to tell her grandfather in the fields to lift her up on the back of his mule so she could see ‘way up high Granddaddy’,
Byrd’s other Popular WLIB-AM News-Talk Show “GBE Mind Flight” Cancelled Due to National Budget Cuts at Emmis
New York, NY (April 15, 2015)—Imhotep Gary Byrd’s longtime WLIB talk show “GBE Mind Flight”, a weekly Sunday mix of news, talk and music heard from 9:00pm to 12:00 midnight and featuring leading Black journalists from the U.S., Caribbean and African press,
Congressman Major Owens’ Legacy; Mayor Bill deBlasio’s Vision; Pioneers of 1960’s Community Activism, Honored The Central Brooklyn Martin Luther King Commission celebrated its 30th Anniversary with an awards ceremony in Brooklyn Heights last Friday (17) that honored policy makers, educators and participants
By Linda M. Jones Wilhelmina Johnson Hamlin was the grandmother I never knew, personally. I never knew her because she tragically died at age 26, just ten days following the birth of her sixth child. My mother, Dorothy, the third-born,