Day: September 10, 2021

Community News

Brooklyn Lions Purchase Ambulance for Bedford Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps

by Jamie Weber July 8, 2021Desperate need. That’s one way to describe the situation in Brooklyn, New York’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, which happens to be home to International President Douglas Alexander.Historically a disadvantaged neighborhood, Bed-Stuy, as it’s known to locals, needed an ambulance, residents often waiting 45 minutes for help to arrive. With demand outpacing resources, […]readmore

Biography

Our Time Press Remembers James ”Rocky” Robinson

James “Rocky” Robinson, Jr. was born on July 15, 1940, in Marietta, North Carolina, and moved to Brooklyn, NY. After attending Eastern District High School, Rocky served 5 years in the United States Army. His Army duty included serving as a member of the honor Guard posted at the Arlington National Cemetery, where he stood guard […]readmore

Community News

United on the March and on the Move

Caribbean pride was on full display when the Lions Clubs of District 20-K1 — in full regalia and with its newly elected Governor Anthony Cochran still helming — led a vibrant though scaled-down version of the West Indian Day Parade, last Monday, September 6 on Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn.  Despite being largely postponed because of COVID, […]readmore

Interview

Two GBH Boston Producers, Two Backgrounds –  “Changed Forever” by 9/11

OTP: Tell us about “Stories from the Stage” and the latest Episode “Changed Forever 9/11”?Liz Cheng: Produced by Boston-based GBH and WORLD Channel, Stories from the Stage (SFTS) gathers multicultural storytellers to share real-life experiences that illustrate compelling themes — from family vacations and holiday disasters to DACA Dreamers, standing up for a cause.    Changed Forever 9/11, our latest episode, looks at the effects […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going on – 9/9

SUMMER IN AMERICAFollow the American newspaper headlines. Will President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion BUILD BACK BETTER Agenda, an omnibus domestic plan which comprises features like infrastructure, health and dental insurance, housing, childcare, college, and the environment, get passed during this Congressional session? The BBB Agenda is a 21st Century version of FDR’s New Deal and […]readmore

Biography

Michael Kenneth Williams

Beautiful, Black, Man The following sentence rests at the root and the spirit of America.The bodies of Black Men are to be worked and to be used for the service of America.The trauma associated with this truth rests in the muscles and ligaments of young Black boys way before they are ever able to understand […]readmore