Day: October 6, 2016

What's Going On

WHAT’S GOING ON By Victoria Horsford

2016 USA ELECTIONS GOP Presidential hopeful Donald Trump keeps insisting the system is rigged. You are damn right, Donald. The system favors billionaires like you who can dodge taxes for at least 1/3 of your lifetime while American hoi polloi are taxed unfairly. He can lose almost $1 billion one year, exempting him for paying […]readmore

Community News

Obituary: Mr. John W. Goodwin, Jr.

Services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at the Mt. Calvary Pentecostal Church for Mr. John W. Goodwin, Jr., 42, of Youngstown, Ohio who entered eternal rest on Monday, September 26, 2016. Mr. Goodwin was born on October 23, 1973 in Brooklyn, New York, a son of John W., Sr. and […]readmore

Community News Uncategorized

McDonald’s Honors Olympian Allyson Felix at “All-Day Breakfast” Menu Expansion

By Jennifer Cunningham McDonald’s launched its new expanded All-Day Breakfast Menu by hosting a party that honored Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix. Hundreds of people attended McDonald’s launch party on Sept. 27 at the store’s Chelsea eatery on Sixth Avenue, where City Councilman Andy King presented the nine-time gold medal winner with the “All Champions […]readmore

Sports

Battle for Brooklyn

By Eddie Castro Yankees/Red Sox, Duke/North Carolina, Michigan/Ohio State and Lakers/Celtics. Those are some of the few notable rivalries in their respective sports that is a hot ticket to get and if you can’t get one, you better be glued to the television. It’s kind of how the football rivalry is between two Brooklyn high […]readmore

Community News

Ramsey Orta: (Opinion) by Alton H. Maddox, Jr.

Parker’s “The Birth of a Nation” © By Alton H. Maddox, Jr., “Attorney-at-War” On “60 Minutes” last Sunday night, there was a discussion with Nate Parker, who plays the role of Nat Turner in “The Birth of a Nation”.  The premier may happen this week.  I have always had an interest in Nat Turner.  My research has shown that […]readmore

Community News

Brooklyn Movement Center Holds 2016 Annual Meeting

REVISED By Akosua K. Albritton Brooklyn Movement Center (Brooklyn MC) held its 5th annual meeting on October 1, 2016 in Stuyvesant Mansion at 375 Stuyvesant Avenue. Attendees included board members, their core members, solidarity members and the curious. Notable guests included Stefani Zinerman of CM Robert Cornegy’s office, NYS Assembly member-elect Tremaine Wright and The […]readmore

City Politics

Interview with NYC Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte

Exclusive to Our Time Press Interview with Joseph Ponte, Commissioner New York City Corrections Part One of Two New York City Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte is a small town guy in the big city, who is changing the culture at the problem-plagued Rikers Island complex that’s been the topic of reports of mismanagement of both prisoners and […]readmore