The elections are over, but we still have work to do

Last week, millions of Americans across the country made their voices heard.

Now that the election is over, what’s different about our lives?

On the evening of the 2018 midterm election, we all sat glued to our televisions, or to online webpages (or in front of whatever form your weapon of mass distraction choice might take), breathlessly awaiting the outcomes.

Fighting #ForThePeople as your next public advocate

Life is too difficult for too many New Yorkers. Housing is too expensive. Too many people are struggling just to make it each day.

So this is America

Even with the vile racial and ethnic violence that has assaulted the American spirit in recent days, I have no doubt that there are still whole segments of white America who take Black misery to be a performance and certainly ...

URBAN AGENDA: Here’s Where to Spend Revenues from Legalized Marijuana

Now that New York Democrats control the governor’s office and both chambers of the state legislature, progressive policies that have been repeatedly thwarted in recent years

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #94

After dissing the dead soldiers in Paris, skipping a peace forum and blaming state authorities in California for the spreading wildfires, Trump is now back to national politics and the ongoing recounts in undecided midterm elections.

COMMENTARY: Trump, the Republicans and the Neo-Confederate objective

It became very clear to anyone who was watching that in the lead up to the November 6th elections, Trump and his allies focused on two things

We must stop criminalizing poverty

The other day, I witnessed a 17-year-old Black girl get arrested for jumping a turnstile at a subway station.

Remarkable similarities exist between Saudi plot to kill Jamal Khashoggi and 9/11

While the intricacies surrounding the kidnapping, torture and murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Turkey Oct. 2 remain shrouded in a web of intrigue, one thing is remarkably clear.

Implement the Family First Prevention Services Act

More than 400,00 children are in foster care across the United States, and most are children of color. This number will only increase because of the current opioid crisis in the country.

Are Black folks taking a knee instead of voting in 2018?

It is now days after the 2018 election, and everyone in America is saying that was the most important election in our lifetime.

The Chisholm Legacy

November 5th marked the historic 50th Anniversary of the first African American woman elected to the U.S. Congress, Rep. Shirley Chisholm.

Make America Great Again #93

The midterm election has come and gone and if there’s one undeniable fact, Trump will be vigorously opposed by the House, and two key Black Democrats may play a decisive role in the challenging of his negative agenda, his reactionary ...

NAACP President an CEO Derrick Johnson responds to Midterm Election results

NAACP President Derrick Johnson response to the Midterm Elections and what's next.

We are all to blame for violence

Today, we live in an ever-expanding society that is becoming increasingly open.