Gloria Richardson

As I reflect on the election of 2018, I often think of the many Black women who have fought for my liberation and the rights and freedoms for so many people living in America, citizen or not.

The Women’s March and blindness toward the evil of antisemitism risks losing it all

The Jan. 21, 2017 Women’s March on Washington, the day after the Trump inauguration, stood out as a proud repudiation against what some have called Trump’s tilt toward themes of racism, sexism, bigotry and intolerance.

The Manhattan DA has a gang database and you might be on it

You are being watched. The very color of your shirt, the company you keep and the neighborhood in which you live are all seemingly arbitrary factors that Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance can weaponize to single you out as a ...

The criminal aspect of Trump’s presidency will be revealed

There is something in Donald Trump’s presidency that is rotten to the core.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #97

Call him Agent Orange, POTUS, Individual 1 or the Tariff Man, as he called himself, Trump by any other name is equally iniquitous.

URBAN AGENDA: Fight Fare Evasion with Affordability, Not Policing

Last week, the New York City Transit President, Andy Byford, used an MTA Board meeting to announce new fare evasion data showing increases in recent months on both subways and buses, along with a new plan to crack down on ...

Thank you to all the teachers out there

I recently called my god-sister at 10 p.m. on a Tuesday night, and she was writing detailed report card comments for roughly 35 students and working on a lesson plan for her second-graders.

Palestinian terrorist organizations stand in the way of Middle East progress

The nation of Israel once again witnessed horrific rocket attacks on innocent men, women and children living near the Gaza Strip.

Living while Black in America

A few days ago, I got off the No. 3 train at the newly renovated 145th Street train station in Harlem.

Is the migrant caravan real or a fabricated masquerade?

“Over the past decade, there’s been a rise in the number of unaccompanied children and families crossing the US-Mexico border,” said writer Dara Lind of the VOX.

Make America Great Again: Trump Must Go! #97

Not only is Trump the presumed sheriff of our borders, but also he has now named himself “The Tariff Man.”

Embrace the abundance that surrounds you

Whether we realize it or not, we are living in a moment of boundless abundance. As the holiday season approaches, I hear more and more conversations about what people “need” to get for the holidays.

Nancy Pelosi and the spoils of victory

Congress is officially in a “lame duck” time frame before the current members who lost are shown the exits, and a new crop is sworn in to begin legislating in 2019.

The Slave Bible provokes us to consider the role of faith in our world today

Imagine where America would be if Harriet Tubman, the legendary heroine of the Underground Railroad, had been unable to quote the mighty Book of Exodus and tell Southern slaves that it was God’s will that they—like the ancient Israelites—should flee ...

Amendment 4 has passed in Florida and the implementation questions start

“There are an estimated 1.5 million plus Floridians who are formerly convicted felons without civil rights, including the ability to vote,” said Renata Sago of the Orlando Weekly. “Since Governor Rick Scott took office in 2011, his clemency board has ...