Voter suppression is real

As we approach Election Day Nov. 6, it is becoming more and more apparent that the Republican Party is willing to lie, cheat and steal in order to win.

The maturation of a pop generation: Kanye and Taylor

There is no doubt that Kanye West cares deeply about Chicago, the city that gave birth to his meteoric rise to superstardom.

Celebrate Black Solidarity Day this year and every year

New York City and the nation just paused to celebrate the various Jewish holy days in solidarity with the Jewish community.

No matter what?

I am compelled to express my disgust at the determination of the Senate Judiciary Committee and the White House to ramrod through a Supreme Court nomination no matter what.

Make America Great Again: Trump Must Go! #90

Another disturbing, unsettling week in the White House? You bet.

URBAN AGENDA: Five Questions for NYCHA

NYCHA and its public housing residents have reached a critical turning point.

The new Supreme Court

Just a few days ago, 50 Republican senators cast the deciding votes for Brett Kavanaugh to ascend to the highest court in the U.S. The Supreme Court was initially envisioned by the framers of the Constitution to be an unbiased ...

A method for stopping the killing fields in Chicago and Baltimore

In Baltimore City, both the police and the city prosecutors have completed a retrospective evaluation of the city’s efforts to curb violence, narcotics trafficking and rampant street crime in the Cherry Hill neighborhood.

U.S. health care’s primary problem—a doctor shortage

America’s medical system is facing a primary care crisis. To meet our nation’s needs requires almost 15,000 additional primary care doctors. Considering the effects of aging and population growth, and the shortage will climb to almost 50,000 by 2030.

Catch-22 for Black and Hispanic students

These days, as we go into midterm elections, we often hear from politicians and candidates about our rigged economic and political systems.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #89

Now that Trump has his man in place to protect any possible move to impeach him, his focus is back on his chief nemesis—angry protesters.

Is the Gillum versus DeSantis contest really a race war?

The Gillum campaign is really a political mistake, if you ask any political expert.

Paterfamilias—Trump and the perils of paternalism

No one likes to be scolded or told what to do by an authority figure, even if it is for the person’s own good.

Sexual harassment: A symptom of patriarchal norms

I am just another girl. Sexual harassment, almost anachronistically in the face of so much social progress, has remained a common part of our collective daily lives—a norm.

Domestic violence survivors, you are not alone

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Are we prepared to help our communities’ most vulnerable survivors stay safe and let them know they are not alone?