National News

The Nation Has Lost a Leader

Colin Powell Called Home – Reactions from All Quarters by Maitefa AngazaColin Powell, former, (and first Black) secretary of state and retired four-star general in the U.S. Army, died on Monday, October 18th at the age of 84 from complications of COVID-19 and underlying comorbidities. A Harlem-born son of Jamaican immigrants, Powell grew up in […]readmore

View From Here

Eric Adams For Mayor of New York City

Ready to Go to Work View From HereDavid Mark Greaves(December 17, 2020 column updated)Eric Adams is solid, with a Ph.D. in what is necessary to serve the residents of New York.From walking a beat as a police officer on New York streets, forming 100 Blacks in Law Enforcement, while rising to captain, working in Albany […]readmore

View From Here

View From Here

By David Mark GreavesWe have more “worst fear” days coming for America than we had ever imagined. The White supremacists have decided that if they are to act at all, before the country turns even less White and with everyone having a vote, then this is their time to make their move; voter suppression and […]readmore

Economy

COVID EFFECTS WIDEN AMERICA’S RACIAL WEALTH GAP 

Blacks own 22 cents for every dollar held by whites   By Charlene Crowell  Sept 23 … As the global pandemic continues to take lives and infect multiple generations, virtually every dimension of life is challenged. And people with the fewest financial resources before COVID-19 are being challenged more than ever before.    It is both a […]readmore

Environment

Brenda Mallory, Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality, Talks

Brenda Mallory is the 12th Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and the first African American to hold that position. The CEQ’s mission is to coordinate the federal government’s efforts to improve, preserve, and protect America’s public health and environment.Our Time Press spoke with Chair Mallory about the Biden Administration’s climate agenda. OTP: […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On – 9/16

NEW YORK, NEW YORKLieutenant Governor Brian Benjamin was sworn in. His current portfolios include rental assistance, public housing and COVID vaccination promotion. He has a lot on his work platter. He is no stranger to challenges. LG Benjamin told Errol Louis, NY1 Inside City Hall anchor, that he would not endorse any of the multiple […]readmore