Day: February 11, 2021

Community News

WBAI-FM Radio — “THE MIND FIELD”

Wednesdays at 2:30pmHosts James McIntosh, MD and Richardeanea Theodore, RN, Explore Topics on Mental Health with Nationally Recognized Thought Leaders, Experts and Scholars The MIND FIELD, a weekly Wednesday show on WBAI-FM 99.5, about mental health and mental health issues, premiered earlier this month to acclaim with Clinical Nurse Specialist and Certified Family Therapist Richardeanea […]readmore

National News

Deborah Archer, First Black Woman to Head ACLU

The National Board of The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced Jamaican American lawyer/law professor Deborah Archer as its national board new president.An established civil rights lawyer, scholar, and teacher, Archer began her career as the Marvin M. Karpatkin Legal Fellow at the ACLU. She has been a member of the ACLU board since 2009, […]readmore

Black History

Mother Tongue: The Philosophy of Malcolm X

Monday, February 22 | 6:30 PMEvery February, the Schomburg Center celebrates the life of Malcolm X during Black History Month – coinciding with the anniversary of his assassination on February 21, 1965.. This year, our virtual program will feature a conversation and presentations by Anna Malaika Tubbs, author of The Three Mothers: How the Mothers […]readmore

Black History

Our Time Press Q & A with… A. Peter Bailey,

A. Peter Bailey was born in Columbus, Georgia and was raised in Tuskegee, Alabama. Bailey served in the U.S. Army from 1956-1959 and attended Howard University. In 1962, Bailey moved to Harlem and became a founding member of Malcolm X’s Organization of Afro-American Unity (OAAU) where he was editor of the OAAU newsletter, Blacklash. From: […]readmore

Events

Black Artists Marketplace Festival at Your House!

By Maitefa Angaza This weekend all are invited to enjoy something many of us miss dearly — a showcase of Black creative brilliance!The Black Artists Marketplace, hosted by innovative jeweler Lavalais and veteran milliner Ella Issac, returns for its third weekend of showcasing artists and featuring performances, many of them from Louisiana.“I’m from Louisiana and […]readmore

Events

Our Story, Our Song

“The Black Church” premieres on PBS, February 16 and 23 “The Black Church” explores a bedrock religious institution with cultural and political influence far beyond church walls, dating back to religious roots in Africa that contributed to what Gates called “a big religious foundational stew.”“So much of the way we’ve interpreted the Bible and so […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On – 2/11

WINTER IN AMERICAThe Biden Presidency gathers momentum as he charts new ambitious course for his first 100 days. The President wants a Covid-19 relief plan with a $1.9 trillion stimulus price tag, and 100 million vaccination shots simultaneous with stemming the climate crisis. Change is in the atmosphere in American domestic and foreign affairs. Moreover, […]readmore

Health & Wellness

Can Vitamin D3 Be Used as a Bridge to Contain

Dr. L. Ray Matthews is a retired trauma/critical care surgeon and director of Surgical Critical Care at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta. Our Time Press’ interview with Dr. Matthew on Vitamin D will appear later this month. Below is an interview with EUR writer Steffanie Rivers, which appeared in January. EUR associate Steffanie Rivers […]readmore