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Saving community newspapers in the age of Facebook

Hundreds of newspapers have disappeared in the last 15 years and readership is on the decline. No newspaper is immune from the migration of readership to online platforms, dwindling ad revenues, fragmented audiences and even reduced attention spans.

COMMENTARY: Supreme Court gets it right on race, but how much does it matter?

Black South Carolina journalist discusses the recent decision to allow the University of Texas to continue to use affirmative action in its admissions process.

Afeni Shakur smiling from Heaven

Assemblyman Charles Barron reflects on his friend the late Afeni Shakur

Squash the beef, de Blasio and Cuomo

Am I the only one who is getting sick and tired of the bickering between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo?

The grouping that hurts

Caribbean leaders in both political and civil society need to closely examine whether our concerns are taken seriously by international agencies and organizations, or whether we are marginalized because of our smallness and the continued grouping of the region with ...

College campus sexual assault

The number of sexual assaults reported at four-year U.S. colleges and universities in 2014 is 4,964. College campuses throughout the country have become plagued by a disease

Abrogation of the Fourth Amendment

It was rumored this week that Justice Clarence Thomas was considering retiring from the Supreme Court. That widely circulated report was quashed by his wife...

My father, Muhammad Ali, knew Islam was about peace

My family and I were deeply troubled to hear of the tragic disregard for human life that took place in Orlando, Fla., Sunday morning, just two days after my father’s funeral.

Orlando massacre affects all of us

Jordan Paterson gives his take on the Orlando massacre and how it impacts all Americans.

My father, Muhammad Ali, knew Islam is about peace

Hana Ali is the third-youngest child of Muhammad Ali. She discusses the recent shooting massacre in Orlando and what her father would say.

Getting Compton's young men to trade gang life for working life

At age 34, Aja Brown is the mayor of Compton, Calf. and is one of the youngest mayors in the nation. Battling with a gang problem and unemployment in her city, she highlights a plan to get young men off ...

The rise of the Orange One

So reality is upon us. The Orange One has secured the GOP nomination for the presidency.

Economic inequality is making us sick

Economic inequality has an even higher cost than many people realize.

Amsterdam News Congressional Endorsements

The Amsterdam News' endorsements for the congressional election.

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