If you are like me, watching the Summer Olympics has always been a family affair. One of my favorite competitions to watch was track and field.
While Black leaders are having City Council speaker candidate forums on the issues, white leaders are counting the votes and cutting the deals to pick and control the next speaker. White men control the process.
Today’s economy is rigged against working families and in favor of the wealthy and the powerful. That’s not by accident. CEOs and the politicians who do their bidding have written the rules that way, advancing their own interests at the ...
We the people need our leaders to elevate the discussion about options, short of all-out war, as the administration navigates our way through the vexing North Korean issue.
As Americans, we would like to believe that truth reigns supreme, and our leaders operate with integrity and honesty. But in 2017, under the leadership of President Donald Trump, things are different, and truth has been replaced with lies.
The debate as to whether a president can obstruct justice intensified this week. What is apparently not debatable is the reduction of national monuments, and Trump, as he promised earlier this year, delivered on that measure—some 2 million acres are ...
Recently, hundreds of fans and supporters held a rally outside a Philadelphia courthouse, chanting for Robert Rihmeek Williams a.k.a. Meek Mill, to be released
There is a major gap and divide in the Black community from a generational point of view, and it starts with birth names given to Black children.
There is a lot to like in the tax reform bill winding its way through the House: pro-growth business incentives, simplification and an international tax regime that encourages businesses to build factories and keep good jobs here in the United ...
Monday, Nov. 21, the Department of Homeland Security announced its inhumane decision to end Temporary Protected Status for approximately 60,000 Haitian immigrants, putting people who have lived legally in the United States for years—and some, decades—at risk of being detained ...
Governor, you should know that I have written to you before about the importance of topical oxygen wound therapy to New Yorkers who are on Medicaid.
It seems the older I get, the faster the holiday season approaches.
Trump’s racist slur aimed at Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and recycling his “Pocahontas” insinuation, was still brewing when he launched another explosive retweet.
Mayor Bill de Blasio has promised to continue to press his progressive agenda after cruising to reelection victory earlier this month.
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again” is a well-known adage. In recent weeks, it seems that phrase could also be an apt description of the unrelenting efforts of predatory payday lenders to sell their wares.