Wealth building 101: Squirrel something away

The most important concept in business is leverage.

Dear Mayor de Blasio, Expand ‘Begin Again’

At present, the city has roughly 1 million open summons warrants.

We need Black male judges on the Manhattan Supreme Court

The New York State Unified Court System has always been a convoluted, complicated and sometimes very slowly functioning court.

It’s time to bring education into the 21st century

A record number of high school students are celebrating their hard-earned diplomas this year, but the celebrations won’t last.

Greek voters rebuffed the debt vampires, why can’t America?

With an overwhelming majority of the Greek people having voted “no” in a referendum that would decide whether Greece would continue to borrow its way into a hopeless debt spiral, the bankers who own the country’s debt are recoiling in ...

Urban Agenda: Older Youth Left Out of City Budget

Longtime readers of this column know that over the years I have been particularly vocal about the crisis of out of school, out of work young people.

Be vigilant on child care

Sometimes it’s not until the cancer is inoperable that the patient is alarmed and then frantically searches for treatment or a cure.

Holiday Weekend Proves America Must Improve Approach to Public Safety

Statistics show that gun violence goes up during summer holiday weekends, but that fact does not make it any easier for a mother, father, brother or sister dealing with the loss of a loved one due to senseless acts of ...

African-American autism and vaccines

Last August, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention senior scientist, Dr. William Thompson, invoked federal whistleblower status and confessed that the CDC has known since 2001 that Black boys exposed to the MMR vaccine have a disproportionate risk of autism.

Down with the racist flag, up with a banner of hope

The good news is that this week, South Carolina senators voted to remove the Confederate battle flag from the statehouse grounds.

‘Every shut eye ain’t sleep; Every goodbye ain’t gone’

The Newark Anti-Violence Coalition, like a large sea of the human family, roundly and wholeheartedly condemns the vicious, savage, sinister, racist slaughter of the people of Mother Emmanuel AME, including a beloved daughter of Newark’s Vailsburg section, the Rev. Sharonda ...

A call to courage

A little over one week ago, pure evil visited the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C.

Giving all job seekers a fair chance

A quick search of want ads in just about any newspaper reveals the problem: “No felonies.”

It’s time to get a mammogram

My sister recently told me she is preparing for her first mammogram.

Cuomo’s wage board must take action

Sometime this month, the wage board empanelled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to make a recommendation that could have a dramatic effect on low-wage workers, especially in communities of color.