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

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

Black History

Joséphine Baker to enter French Panthéon of National Heroes

American-born French dancer Joséphine Baker will be inducted into the Panthéon, an honour reserved for France’s national heroes, on November 30. The move recognises her courage in actively resisting Nazi Germany during World War II. Franco-American dancer and singer Joséphine Baker, a prominent figure in the French Resistance during World War II, will be inducted into […]readmore

National News

Prayer Call for Jesse Jackson and wife, Jacqueline

CHICAGO (CBS) — A plea was issued for prayers Wednesday night for the Rev. Jesse Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline, who are both battling COVID-19. “Make sure you include the Jacksons in your prayers,” said the Rev. Ira Acree.Rev. Jackson, 79, was fully vaccinated, according to a representative for Roseland Community Hospital, where he received his […]readmore