Day: February 18, 2021

Black History

Our Time Press Q & A with A. Peter Bailey

A. Peter Bailey was a member of Malcolm X’s Organization of African Unity and editor of Blacklash, the organization’s newspaper. He has lectured on Malcolm X at multiple universities and written extensively about Malcolm X (El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz). His forthcoming book is, “Brother Malcolm X’s Visionary Strategic Pan-Africanism, Why It Enraged the FBI and the […]readmore

Tech News

STEM News History Makers

Jacqueline Means, aka “The STEM Queen”, founded the Wilmington Urban STEM Initiative at age 16 .The purpose was to to empower girls in her community and increase their interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) through her innovative STEM education program and her Girls Empowerment STEM Events , according to her website.Two years later […]readmore

Black History

African Burial Ground in History

by Christopher MooreNew York’s Seventeenth-Century African Burial Ground in History By Christopher MooreNew York’s African Burial ground is the nation’s earliest and largest known African American cemetery. It has been called one of the most important archaeological finds of our time. But it is more than that: though long hidden and much violated it remains […]readmore

National News

Observations on the Impeachment Trial of Donald J. Trump

By Aprille Russell If you thought Bruce Castor Jr. was ad-libbing and completely unprepared to speak on day one of the second impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump on February 9, you’d be right.Shaken by the powerful opening prepared by the House impeachment managers, the Trump defense team of Castor, David Schoen, and Michael […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On – 2/18

HOT TOPICS THE NATION: Not only is there a new sheriff aka President Biden, in the White House, there seems to be some new members of the Congressional Democrats brain trust, Congress members Stacey Plaskett and Joseph Neguse, who were among the nine impeachment managers who were tasked with proving to the US Senate that […]readmore

Education

Home Work for Future Work

The World Economic Forum has just released its Human Capital Report with the subtitle “Preparing People for the Future of Work”.The report states that “many of today’s education systems are already disconnected from the skills needed to function in today’s labor markets”.It goes on to underline how schools tend to focus primarily on developing children’s […]readmore

National News

AG James Files Lawsuit Against Amazon

NEW YORK –Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against Amazon over its failures to provide adequate health and safety measures for employees at the company’s New York facilities and Amazon’s retaliatory actions against multiple employees amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. In failing to maintain a safe work environment by reasonably protecting workers from the spread of COVID-19, Amazon violated New York […]readmore