Saluting public workers: You don't give up, you get up!

Former President Barack Obama said: “When times are tough, we don’t give up. We get up.” That’s precisely what public employees did.

Questlove’s ‘Summer of Soul’

I finally sat down and watched the documentary “Summer of Soul” directed by Amir “Questlove” Thompson.

Dreamers and Haitians in limbo?

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ruffled feathers on the left and right with her appearance at the Met’s annual gala with “Tax the Rich” emblazoned on her gown, but the attacks did not dissuade her from voicing her concern about the deportation ...

China’s dangerous emerging supremacy

Are we witnessing the end of United States global supremacy? It is a question that many academics and policy and foreign relations experts have asked for some time now.

Socio-economic fallout, COVID and the mandate

I have given up trying to convince people that they are willing participants in the worst biological experiment in human history.

URBAN AGENDA: Mayor de Blasio Loses Face on Key Climate Change Issue

At least 11 New Yorkers drowned in basement apartments after the remnants of Hurricane Ida opened the heavens and flooded New York City.

Has COVID-19 and injustice made America divided and mean-spirited

I believe in the humanity of Americans. We look out for each other and want what is best for one another.

Who is Khorasan or ISIS-K

The August 26th attacks on American forces in Kabul and the recent designation of a “new” terrorist cell in Afghanistan, are all propaganda pumped into the U.S. system to sow confusion and focus our attention on a new boogeyman: ISIS-K. ...

Terence Blanchard is coming to town

On September 27th the Metropolitan Opera will have the opening night of Terence Blanchard’s new opera, “Fire Shut Up In My Bones.”

Get Vaccinated

There has been a lot of talk over the last few months about vaccination. The pros and alleged cons of taking the vaccine are all over social media and news broadcasts.

The days dwindle down to a precious few

We are enthralled by the news that Gov. Newsom was able to beat back the recall that was basically mounted by GOP conservatives and Trumpeters.

Black lives mattered on 9/11

"It was no surprise when the 12 Black firefighters who died that day didn’t seem to get the same recognition as the white firefighters who also gave their lives."

Feels like yesterday...unfortunately

No matter how far you're removed from 9/11, the memories will remain fresh.

Stolen In Ghana. Sold In South Carolina.

My name is Dennis Richmond Jr., and I am a 26-year-old author and genealogist. I have been examining my family tree since March of 2008

An exclusive interview with the CEO of Pfizer

The Kaiser Family Foundation’s recent data suggests that at least 72% of American adults in the United States have received at least one dose of one of the COVID-19 vaccines.