They say a ham sandwich can be indicted, so why is it then that a police officer who shoots an unarmed Black teenager can get off without even having to go to trial?
No matter what the outcome of the Ferguson, Mo., grand jury decision is on the shooting death of Michael Brown, one thing is clear: This is not the end.
Last week in eight days, President Barack Obama traveled to three countries, China, Myanmar, and Australia, and attended three different summits with many world leaders.
“It was a blood bath,” said one political pundit. “It was a shellacking,” said another, quoting President Barack Obama’s assessment of the Democrat’s victory over the GOP in the 2012 election.
In today’s society, everyone seems to be aware that a healthy diet is key to maintaining good health, whether we choose practicing it in our lives or not. But a connection that seems more difficult for people to make is ...
Since the overwhelmingly Black workforce in Brooklyn chose to become the first workers in the company to join a union nearly three years ago, Cablevision has refused to offer them a fair contract, has run an aggressive, illegal anti-union campaign ...
Marijuana, Workfare, Detroit, Low Voter Turnout, Ferguson
New York City is not alone in facing a crisis in education.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s recent speech at a conference on income inequality sponsored by Credit Suisse ruffled a lot of feathers, on both the right and the left of the political spectrum.
Education occurs in the context of a relationship between teachers and children in a supportive and welcoming learning environment.
The GOP tidal wave has painted the nation an obdurate red, with Republicans grabbing control of the Senate and gaining control of Congress because they also increased their numbers in the House.
The New York Amsterdam News endorses the following candidates for the 2014 Midterm Elections
When you go to the polls next week, you hold the power to make changes on the ballot.
With just a few days left before New Yorkers and the rest of the country go to the polls for the midterm elections, we at the Amsterdam News want you to pause.
Safe, welcoming, collaborative neighborhood public schools that have multiple pathways for student engagement—from pre-K to career and technical education.