Will HUD Secretary Ben Carson enforce the Fair Housing Act?

Will HUD Secretary Ben Carson enforce the Fair Housing Act and effectively administer an agency that can make a difference in the quality of life for low-income people?

The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan speaks on the passing of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

It is with great sadness, accompanied by great joy, that we heard the news that Winnie Madikizela Mandela, the mother and the heartbeat of the revolution, had passed.

URBAN AGENDA - Unmet Promises: The Mayor & educational equity

When Bill de Blasio ran for mayor, I asked him about the stark racial disparities in offers to New York City’s specialized high schools (SHS).

Make America Great Again: Trump Must Go! #62

Trump’s toxic mix of arrogance and ignorance was once again on display a few days ago with his ignorance in command this time on illegal immigration.

Why I support the NYS Parole Board’s decision to parole Herman Bell

March 14, 2018, it was announced that the New York State Parole Board had agreed to grant parole to Herman Bell. This decision kicked up a furor by Patrick Lynch, the president of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association; Police Commissioner James ...

The blurred lines of modern media

Facebook is once again under heavy fire for its seemingly insatiable appetite for slurping up and analyzing endless streams of user data.

What would Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. do with Trump’s lawlessness?

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered by James Earl Ray April 4, 1968, in Memphis Tenn., at the Lorraine Motel.

Bro. Reuben didn’t get the memo: Notes on Malcolm X’s assassination

As we observe the 53rd anniversary of the horrific assassination of Malcolm X, several items in the iconization of this incident need to be addressed.

MLK50: Heritage Foundation President Kay Coles James remembers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Fifty years ago today, America lost one of her greatest leaders, the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The HBCU community needs bipartisan support

A few months ago, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) was proud to welcome the presidents and chancellors from 30 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs) to Washington, D.C. for the second annual HBCU Fly-In

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #61

“Ass Clown” is how one New York tabloid characterized Trump after porn star Stormy Daniels’ allegations that she had him drop his pants and spanked him with a magazine with his picture on the cover.

Exciting election season

What if I told you there is an exciting new show on television filled with political intrigue, trials, bribery, lies, smack talk and long-standing beefs?

New York City has a gang policing problem

Last week, community activists, along with the American Civil Liberties Union in Southern California, won a historic ruling in federal court that put on hold, as least temporarily, Los Angeles’ enforcement of gang injunctions.

Here’s what a modern political witch hunt looks like

Want to see a witch hunt? You don’t have to go back to the 1600s and Salem, Mass. Just look at what’s happening to Republican Gov. Eric Greitens in the State of Missouri in 2018.

A new generation inspired by Dr. King

April 4, 1968, my mother’s screams ripped through our living room as Walter Cronkite announced Martin Luther King Jr. had been killed in Memphis.