Bully-Proof Diva: Three things you need to know about the impact of bullying in the workplace

Bullying doesn’t just happen on the playground.

A dream interrupted: Black America’s economic decline a betrayal of King’s legacy

While a major thrust of King’s movement was to eradicate legal barriers to full participation in the American enterprise, his push for economic empowerment has been largely ignored, much to the detriment of those in whose name he fought and ...

Free trade with Cuba

I was in Havana and witnessed firsthand the jubilation in the streets as President Barack Obama announced to the world the United States would renew diplomatic relations with Cuba after 50 years of strained relations.

Have New Yorkers become snow wimps, or is it just the government?

As a kid growing up in New York City, it seemed to me that for schools to close, Armageddon had to be near.

Get more politically involved

Greetings, readers. As a political scientist, I have dedicated myself to helping students become more informed of political processes, more politically aware of their surroundings and more knowledgable about how systems of power work (and sometimes do not work) in ...

The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Christina Greer reflects on the legacy Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. left behind, and why it important to keep that legacy alive.

Blue on Black violence is rampant and goes unpunished

After the killing of the NYPD officers in Bed-Stuy, police supporters and the media are portraying police as the targets of "cop killers", while the number of Black and Brown men, women, and children killed at the hands of police ...

President Obama, don't turn the page yet

With an ambitious agenda and less than two years to complete it, time is running out for him to take on the issues in urban communities.

The health care crisis in New York

State Senator Bill Perkins discusses why he fights for "New York Health" legislation that will ensure Medicare-type healthcare for all.

Elizabeth Warren, tea party spot on

Sen. Elizabeth Warren opposes the “CRomnibus” provision that would restore FDIC insurance for high-risk trading in derivatives. Warren Democrats have already jumped out in opposition to the change.

The bullet-pointed pen

Satire along the lines of French cartoon magazine Charlie Hebdo’s pointed scoffing has always been associated with lethality.

It is time to do what is right about Sudan: Say no to Arab racism

Now that we have completed the festivities of the transition from one year to the next, we might want to reflect on what has been happening in Sudan before, during and now after our celebrations.

Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. — end of an era

Remembering the violent and non-violent protest era of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.

Report the news, Jake Tapper

Jake Trapper of CNN, stated his disappointment that President Barack Obama was not among the millions—particularly world leaders—marching in response to the horrific loss of lives in France this past week.

The meltdown of NYPD and the citizenry of NYC

If there has ever been a question of whether the NYPD is out of control, the answer is certainly evident at this point. It is.