Environment News around the Web

A Breath of Fresh Air: “Undesign the Redline” Exhibition &

By Maitefa Angaza There is hope—both on the horizon and here in hand—for some measure of justice and redress concerning the egregious effects that redlining has had on our communities. Students and faculty, environmental, community and political activists, historians and other scholars, technology experts, etc., were treated to a captivating keynote speech given by environmental […]readmore

City Politics

Vote Tuesday, Nov. 2!

What’s It All About? – A Ballot Proposals Breakdown By Maitefa AngazaAlthough eyes are on the mayoral prize in next week’s election, there is life in New York City beyond that contest. Some weighty decisions will be made by voters that could significantly impact our future. Among the five new Ballot Proposals presented by state […]readmore

City Politics

36th CD Candidates Spar on issues on Candidates’ Forum

By Maitefa AngazaMTOPP (Movement to Protect the People) and Our Time Press newspaper sponsored a lively virtual 36th District City Council Candidates Forum on Thursday, June 20th. It offered Bedford-Stuyvesant and North Crown Heights voters an opportunity to become better acquainted with the top four people vying to represent them when Robert Cornegy is term-limited […]readmore

City Politics

Community Forum for 40th CD Candidates Spotlight Spice Factory Controversy

By Maitefa AngazaA virtual 40th Congressional District Candidates’ Forum was held Thursday, March 4th, introducing local residents to five people vying for their votes in the June 22nd primary — Kenya Handy-Hilliard, Rita Joseph:, Edwin Raymond, Blake Morris and Josue Pierre. (Candidate Vivian Morgan, was not in attendance.) The forum was convened by Alicia Boyd, […]readmore


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

National News

Bet on Black: Top Ten Ranked HBCUs for Early Enrollment

By Maitefa AngazaAs early enrollment opens in a few days, (November 1st) and higher education institutions across the nation tout their bona fides, Our Time Press highlights here the top 10 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) for consideration. They provide a rich experience grounded in the high value that Black people have always placed […]readmore

Community News


Faculty & Students Fight for NYC’s HBCU By Maitefa Angaza Correction:From Part One of this article (MA)Comments attributed to Terrence Blackman were not made by him and he was not a MEC founder. Also, Dr. Rudy Crew’s letter of resignation to the Medgar Evers College Community stated that he’d begin his new job in Georgia […]readmore