Day: December 30, 2011

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Obituary: Marie Francesse Louis

Marie Francesse Louis was born in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, New York on July 12, 1972 to the late Jacques Louis and Marie Louise Paraison. She was the eldest of five children. During infancy she was sent to Haiti were she was raised by her grandparents, and returned to the United States at […]readmore

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2011 in Review By The Our Time Press Staff

January Medgar Evers College restrained from evicting Center for NuLeadership The new administration of Medgar Evers College got into a heated debate with several elected officials and community leaders after it decided to evict the Center for NuLeadership. The Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions is a public policy, research and advocacy academic center that […]readmore


Kwanzaa celebration connects youth to African ancestry and the world

The National Association of Kawaida Organization (Nako – NY), held the 45th Anniversary celebration of Kwanzaa at Boys and Girls High School in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. For the event, the entrance of the school was transformed to resemble a marketplace where vendors sold many traditional African culture clothing and other collectibles. The celebration was led by […]readmore