Last year I went and got a New York City ID card, commonly referred to as IDNYC, the free identification card for all New York City residents.
The people in my community of Flushing, Queens, like New Yorkers in various other neighborhoods across the city, are tired of getting targeted and harassed by the NYPD.
If the president’s vast wall is successfully constructed, it will immediately convert the land of the free into the world’s largest and most populated maximum security prison.
The American people elected Donald Trump because they wanted a strong leader not beholden to corporate interests or content to watch as American inexorably slipped toward mediocrity.
Across the United States, neighborhoods that were once historically Black are experiencing an influx of white residents.
Things may not be that rosy between Trump and his secretary of state, and his former HHS head Tom Price had to walk the plank, but the president’s EPA administrator Scott Pruitt seems to be conducting himself in accordance with ...
Last week I wrote about the need for all Americans to continue to uplift and support the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
The videos circulating on social media and playing repeatedly on the newscasts are the stuff of nightmares. The audio is chilling; the sheer panic in the air is palpable.
You might wonder where is this place named in the title. You might ask if it’s from a work of fiction. Where is it set? What’s time period and who are the players?
The evening was clear and the community was ripe for a political showdown with the top government official of the city.
Stephen Paddock, the suspect in the massacre in Las Vegas who took his life, had a cache of more than 40 weapons in his home and in the hotel room from where he shot and killed 59—and counting—people and wounded ...
A shocking reminder that low-income people of color face devastating inequities in the delivery of health care is the subject of a state Department of Health investigation of Lincoln Hospital which in 2014 “lost track” of a patient, a handyman ...
The recent hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have left devastation in their wake. The loss of lives, property and natural surroundings has forever changed the lives of millions of Americans and people in the Caribbean.
At the United Nations last week, President Trump gave his first official speech, and made it clear to the world that he is in charge, and he will destroy any nation if America is “provoked.” No one knows what “provoked” ...
When the referees in charge of NFL football games make questionable calls, a challenge can be issued, subjecting the decisions to closer review.