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LENNOX COMMISIONG’S INSPIRATIONAL PORTRAITS

  • 27th February 201727/02/17
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Special to Our Time Press: By Laurie Nadel From Muhammad Ali to Michelle Obama,  Lennox Commisiong’s portraits of  African- American celebrities are getting a lot of attention these days.  Bold and compelling,  each one takes Commissioning about 300 hours to complete.   The process of creating a pointillist mosaic for each portrait is laborious and intensive. […] The post LENNOX COMMISIONG’S INSPIRATIONAL PORTRAITS appeared first on Our Time Press.

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Ron Edmonds 113 Students Sharpen Their Dr. King Voices

  • 24th February 201724/02/17
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Submitted by Margo McKenzie, Founder of giftofletters.com Ten contestants competed in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Contest at the Ronald Edmonds Learning Center 113 in Fort Greene on Thursday, February 15, 2017. Principal Ms. D. Daughtry welcomed an enthusiastic, expectant audience of students, teachers and parents after which sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders wielded their […] The post Ron Edmonds 113 Students Sharpen Their Dr. King Voices appeared first on Our Time Press.

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WHAT’S GOING ON: WEEK AT A GLANCE

  • 24th February 201724/02/17
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By Victoria Horsford It was 28 days into the Trump Presidency and he dominated (on and off the record) talks at the NYS Black and Puerto Rican Caucus in Albany weekend. That is what all media accounts report about covering the caucus. Who can make sense of Trump’s draconian executive orders, his twisted vision of […] The post WHAT’S GOING ON: WEEK AT A GLANCE appeared first on Our Time Press.

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Bed-Stuy/Brownsville Student Homelessness: Council Candidates Discuss Solutions

  • 24th February 201724/02/17
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By Liz Leighton Two of the leading candidates for the upcoming vacant 41st District City Council seat weighed in yesterday on one of the district’s biggest issues – how to deal with Bed-Stuy and Brownsville housing the 3rd– and 4th-largest population citywide of homeless public school students. The issue was highlighted this week when the […] The post Bed-Stuy/Brownsville Student Homelessness: Council Candidates Discuss Solutions appeared first on Our Time Press.

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