Day: April 9, 2019


How I Got into Stuyvesant High School

By Randolph Jackson “All that I am or hope to be I owe to my angel Mother.”             Abraham Lincoln  Lately, there is an uproar over the paucity of Black students in the New York City Specialized High Schools. Only 7 of 895 students admitted this year to Peter Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan were […]readmore



Over 2,200 New York City public high school students convened in Washington Heights Tuesday to participate in the 2019 NYC Computer Science Fair, the largest event of its kind in City history. It was CSF’s sixth edition, giving students hands-on activities with local tech organizations, including exhibitors, a pitch contest, student project showcases, interactive presentations […]readmore

Business Community News

Renaissance Woman in our time I of II Nadhege Ptah actress, writer, director, producer, dancer, filmmaker, mother, wife, entrepreneur- founder, MAAT Films We selected Nadhege Ptah for a two-part exploration of a woman whose art nourishes her soul – and thus ours, as well. Her activist art is created eyes open, on purpose and with […]readmore


Women in Business

Taking the leap into entrepreneurship can be daunting. But writer Elizabeth Rankin-Fulcher’s knows six women who did it, and have no regrets. Following is Part Two of successful Women in Business. By Elizabeth Rankin-Fulcher Part II of II Kyiesha Kelly and Malik Kelly, siblings and owners of Hip Hop Closet, began their journey 20 years […]readmore

Community News

Do You Know an Unsung Hero?

June is Men’s Month in Our Time Press Over the years, Our Time Press has had on our pages stories and images of men working on behalf of the community. Politicians, community leaders and the like. However, there are many others who have not been heralded and we know our readers know who they are. […]readmore



Fifth Graders Join BP In Support of Mobile Shower By Keith L Forest With signs that read “Come Down to the Bus Because You Matter”, “Shower Power”, “When We’re Clean We Feel Redeemed” and others, students from The Ronald E. McNair Public School #5 joined forces with Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams in support […]readmore