Honoring our ancestors

This past weekend I attended the wedding of a dear friend from college.

It’s time to leave!

The president’s call to begin the withdrawal of American troops from Syria and “green light” the Turkish invasion (a term invented by the press) will effectively turn over the now two-plus year deployment in Syria to a NATO ally, Turkey.

Ending Rikers, opening centers of healing for women

When I entered Rikers Island at the age of 20, I thought I was the only woman who had endured relentless violence in her lifetime.

Justice is a familiar term, but do we know the meaning?

Justice can sometimes be a confusing term. When you think you have it figured out, it takes an unpredictable turn.

What a NO vote means to closing Rikers

Today at City Hall there will be a call to vote on a land use bill that will green light the building of a multi-billion dollar multi-site project known as the borough based jail plan.

Make America Great Again: Trump Must Go! #141

Trump once again let the nation know that his respect for decency is even lower than his respect for democracy.

AmNews responds to Gov. Cuomo using the n-word

AmNews Publisher and Editor in Chief Elinor Tatum pens and open letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo over his recent use of the n-word during a recent radio interview.

Losing our icons

This past week we lost two icons, Jessye Norman the famed opera singer and Diahann Carroll the brilliant and talented actress.

The president is right that we must clean up America

The liberal media is once again taking off at breakneck pace to condemn President Trump. The fake issue for their bogus outrage?

Impeachment reveals nation’s priorities

As reported by The Washington Post, a newly released Quinnipiac University poll shows that support for impeaching Trump and removing him from office has grown from 37% of registered voters to 47% in the latest survey.

If it smells like a coup, walks like a coup, and looks like a coup—by any other name: it’s a coup!

Amidst a nation in political crisis with impeachment lurking in the wings and a presidential campaign underway, the country’s only non-commercial–listener sponsored network is threatening the very existence of its New York radio station, WBAI 99.5FM/NY.

Make America Great Again: Trump Must Go! #140

By now you have heard Trump’s boast and claim about his “great and unmatched wisdom” when it comes to dealing with Turkey.

An app that makes politics easier

I recently discovered a politics app that just might change the way everyone thinks about politics. Each election season I get frantic phone calls from friends and family from across the country asking me who they should vote for, what ...

A matter of trust

In recent days we have seen the latest evidence of just how difficult it has become for President Trump to operate in this present-day hyper partisan environment.

Marijuana legalization and regulation

Marijuana being legalized could create a large number of jobs and plenty of economic resources and opportunities.