The Case for Reparations: Stolen Land, Stolen Labor

The Case for Reparations: Stolen Land, Stolen Labor Updated

🕔18:53, 31.May 2014

Winner of “In-Depth Reporting” Award from the NY Black Journalist Association Reprinted from Our Time Press, February 1998 The Case for Reparations-  America’s Real Debt! More money was invested in slaves than all stock-in-trade, including bank stock, incorporated funds and

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Graffiti Vandal targets Clinton Hill homes including Publishers of Our Time Press Updated

🕔20:39, 30.May 2014

May 30, 2014 – Several houses in Clinton Hill were overnight targets of a graffiti vandal including the publishers of Our Time Press who had “Your nonsense is everyone else’s” scrawled on the sidewalk in front of their home.    Another

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A Lasting Brooklyn Moon

A Lasting Brooklyn Moon Updated

🕔09:08, 30.May 2014

  By Olivier Stephenson When Mike Thompson opened Brooklyn Moon Café, an intimate roughly 30-seat-capacity eatery in January 1995, the Fort Greene community where it’s located at 745 Fulton Street, was nothing close to what it looks like today.  

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Who Is Richard Rose?

🕔09:06, 30.May 2014

                                                              By Eddie Castro     We’ve all heard of

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An Idea Whose Time Has Come – Bringing Kwanzaa Home

An Idea Whose Time Has Come – Bringing Kwanzaa Home

🕔09:05, 30.May 2014

                  Kwanzaa celebrations fill the calendar during the last week of December each year since its creation by Dr. Maulana Karenga.  While the celebrations are festive occasions attended by many, our communities remain in need of the results promised

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Bed-Stuy City Councilman Robert Cornegy’s School Safety Bill Scheduled for Hearing

🕔09:03, 30.May 2014

  By Stephen Witt The City Council this week finally scheduled a June 12 hearing for Bedford-Stuyvesant City Councilman Robert Cornegy, Jr.’s seemingly common sense legislation to warn educators when elementary and special education students leave school unattended and on

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Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls Located Deal to Exchange 50 Schoolgirls for 100 Boko Haram Prisoners Falls Apart

🕔09:02, 30.May 2014

  By Mary Alice Miller The Nigerian military announced it knows the whereabouts of 276 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls. On Monday, Nigerian Chief of Defense Staff Air Marshal Alex Badeh told a group of demonstrators that “the good news for the

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View From Here …

View From Here … Updated

🕔08:58, 30.May 2014

Amiri Baraka, Dr. Vincent Harding, Elombe Brath, Chuck Stone, William Worthy and now Dr. Maya Angelou; we’re losing poets, historians and truth-revealing journalists and their loss emphasizes why African-Americans must regain control of our children’s education.  It is in the

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Kicked To The Kerr

🕔13:49, 28.May 2014

                                                           By Eddie Castro   There has been huge expectations for the

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