Lately I am having a really hard time sleeping at night, and the source of my worry is the Middle East.
I attended primary and secondary public schools in New York City.
Black America was jubilant on the morning of June 17, when Loretta Lynch was sworn in as the first African-American woman to be appointed U.S. attorney general.
You can kill a man, but you can’t kill an idea.
The advertisements would have us believe that fast-food restaurants are the savior of the working parent, too tired to cook and in need of a quick, reasonably priced way to feed the family.
The End Mayoral Control Coalition fully and enthusiastically endorses Assembly Bill A.7924, introduced by Assemblyman Charles Barron, to establish a commission to thoroughly study the ineffectiveness of the New York City mayoral control of education state law.
Unlike Ray Sprigle and John Howard Griffin, two writers who pretended to be Black for a month or so several decades ago, Rachel Dolezal is determined to be Black forever, and apparently, up to now, only her parents and adopted ...
As President Obama moves to implement policies that his administration says will reduce smog levels, he is facing a backlash in the urban and largely Black communities that are at the core of his political base and key to the ...
Insert foot in mouth here. Or in other words, good morning, Commissioner Bratton. Recently NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said in an interview with The Guardian newspaper that a problem exists with hiring Blacks for the Police Department because “we have ...
I have been following the #Sayhername campaign, which acknowledges and memorializes Black women and girls who have been killed by the state.
The United Clergy Caucus is a heterodox convening of African-American clergy from across the five counties of New York City.
The tense relation between the Black community and the police in the wake of recent police shootings is undoubtedly the new frontline in America’s ongoing struggle for racial justice in the United States.
Opportunity is the foundation of mobility in our communities.
It’s always good to learn that our editorial voice is in sync with progressive developments in our community, and that congruity is certainly evident this week when you read the op-ed by John Burnett.
I recently visited Los Angeles, and each time I touch down and see the Pacific Ocean, I always feel like I am cheating on New York City just a bit.