After the killing of the NYPD officers in Bed-Stuy, police supporters and the media are portraying police as the targets of "cop killers", while the number of Black and Brown men, women, and children killed at the hands of police ...
With an ambitious agenda and less than two years to complete it, time is running out for him to take on the issues in urban communities.
State Senator Bill Perkins discusses why he fights for "New York Health" legislation that will ensure Medicare-type healthcare for all.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren opposes the “CRomnibus” provision that would restore FDIC insurance for high-risk trading in derivatives. Warren Democrats have already jumped out in opposition to the change.
Satire along the lines of French cartoon magazine Charlie Hebdo’s pointed scoffing has always been associated with lethality.
Now that we have completed the festivities of the transition from one year to the next, we might want to reflect on what has been happening in Sudan before, during and now after our celebrations.
Remembering the violent and non-violent protest era of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
Jake Trapper of CNN, stated his disappointment that President Barack Obama was not among the millions—particularly world leaders—marching in response to the horrific loss of lives in France this past week.
If there has ever been a question of whether the NYPD is out of control, the answer is certainly evident at this point. It is.
When I found out I was pregnant in February 2010, I prayed to have a girl because I was terrified of raising a Black boy in New York City.
Happy New Year, Amsterdam News readers.
Two weeks ago, I went to the burial of my first cousin Sandy’s 29-year-old son. He was murdered by another young Black male in Florida. I had never met her son, Gibran, but knew of him, and I knew what ...
There is not much left that can be said about the Michael Brown case in Ferguson, Mo. Minds have been made up and battle lines drawn.
“O would some power the gift to give us, to see ourselves as others see us,” are the immortal words of the great Scottish poet Robert Burns.
My name is Assata Shakur, and I am a 20th century escaped slave. Because of government persecution, I was left with no other choice than to flee from the political repression, racism and violence that dominate the U.S. government’s policy ...