Day: December 8, 2016


Deja Blues

By Eddie Castro This past Saturday, two teams who have battled all year were just one win away from being able to call themselves “City Champs”. On one side, you have the young men from Curtis High School. A squad who took down every obstacle that was put in front of them. A team that […]readmore

Community News

Stained-Glass Ceiling Finally “Shattered” at Bethany Baptist Church with Ordination

By Margo McKenzie, Special to Our Time Press On Sunday, December 4, 2016 Pastor Adolphus C. Lacey ordained his first minister at Bethany Baptist Church–Minister Shirlene “Faith” Holman, the first woman to be ordained there. The day began with an 11:00 o’clock sermon by Rev. Al Sharpton entitled, “We Faced Giants Before”, which could have served […]readmore

Black History Community News

Never Forget

Reprinted from February 2, 2012 It is acknowledged that legacies and attitudes toward life are carried on through families and down through the generations. And those persons now in their eighties and nineties can tell stories that their parents and grandparents told them about the lynchings and the terror and the days after slavery. The […]readmore


On the Path to Improved Financial Health – Step 4:

Previously, I have talked about knowing where you are currently financially, planning and budgeting as well as managing your credit. Step 4 on your journey to improved financial health is insurance management. There are so many types of insurance that can impact your finances that there are too many to address in one article. Some […]readmore

Community News

Why Are NYC Public Schools Still Separate and Unequal?

By Akosua K. Albritton #BHeard is BRIC Arts Media House’s monthly town hall where selected social agents are assembled to weigh in on a salient issue surrounded by real Brooklyn residents. On December 1, 2016 Brian Vines moderated Class Divide: Breaking the Pattern of School Segregation. The social agents for this town hall were Josh […]readmore