Is mainstream media a part of the cover-up of the Alfred Wright lynching case?
I stared for a long time at the two front-page stories, with hideous pictures and all, in two New York tabloids—the Daily News and the New York Post.
Since 9/11, the NYPD, as part of its anti-terrorism operation, has been aggressively spying on the Muslim community. Even Muslims at prayer in their mosques could not be assured they weren’t under heavy scrutiny by undercover cops hoping to get ...
As a newly appointed global youth ambassador for A World at School, I want to call attention to the 57 million children around the world who are currently being denied their human right to an education.
Why is it that any time an African-American of note reaches new heights or has a significant event, skeletons that have been raised before seem to come back from the dead for a second or third round?
Forty-six years ago, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn.
It was striking when the president of this country, a woman who has been the center of international prominence and the recipient of a Nobel Peace Prize, defended a law that criminalizes same-sex activity.
Long before Steven McQueen unveiled Lupita Nyong’o in high definition, I yearned for her. Self-affirming visual representations of all our children engaging the world would help build their confidence to stake their piece of it. It is unfortunate that we ...
It’s been more than four years since Congress last raised the federal minimum wage.
It has been 46 years this week since the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel
With fierce competition for limited jobs, many people wonder if they will be able to land a good job. Unfortunately, the economic situation feels like a bad dream. Hope is not lost! Building a personal brand may be the cornerstone ...
We write to you as a community-based organization to express our profound disappointment with the closing of 10 Assembly district offices in New York
Education has become more about profit and power than children learning
An African proverb concludes that when two elephants fight, only the grass suffers. In this case, t
At the NAACP and the Brennan Center, we have been saying for years that Albany’s elected officials have to be more accountable to the communities