Day: March 26, 2020

Black History

Olympian John Carlos Stays His Course

In 1968 Olympians Tommy Smith and John Carlos took their belief in Black Power and understanding of oppression, to the winner’s podium of the 400 meters race, and raised their fists in an image that is burned in history. In the 52 years since, Carlos has maintained his vision of African Americans realizing their destiny […]readmore

Thinker's Notebook

Census in the time of COVID

I still get my training runs in. Every other day I put my running clothes on, don a face sheath and gloves, and go out into the world to do a run. Tuesday’s run was 7 miles. Running down DeKalb Avenue, as I approached the end of Fort Greene Park I saw a line of […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On

COVID-19 Living in the Republic of the USA today is like being wide awake in a perilous dream as we watch a Petri dish monster – coronavirus – erode what was mistaken for our normal way of life. New York, California, Washington, Illinois are states existing in lockdown and our new normal allows visits outside […]readmore

Health & Wellness

COVID-19: Facts vs Opinion

An Interview with Dr. Christopher Boxe Bernice Elizabeth Green: Your view on “facts versus opinion.” Why is it important to pay more attention to the information coming from professionals in the science arena than media, social media rumors or organizations’ press releases.  Dr. Christopher Boxe: Within the context of the continually evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and […]readmore

Community News

New York State May Become Epicenter for Research in Novel

While the politicians roil in Washington, D.C., corporations like Regeneron and universities like RPI (Rensselaer Politechnic Institute), leaders in their fields, are seeking the information to help researchers combat the new coronavirus. Twelve days into self-quarantine in Troy, New York, the publishers of Our Time Press got welcome words from a Thomas Pest Control representative: […]readmore

World News

NYC Death Toll Spikes 110% in 36 Hours; Cuomo Blasts

What to Know New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are on “pause,” shutting down all non-essential businesses and enacting new density control measures; NJ says day care centers can only stay open if they care solely for essential workers’ children As of Wednesday, more than 38,000 people in the three states had tested positive for […]readmore