Iran broadcasts its humiliation of America

The images that flashed on television screens all across the world this week were an epic propaganda victory for Iran and the latest in a series of reminders that Obama’s presidency’s biggest foreign policy “achievement” is destined to leave a ...

President Obama’s legacy

I have begun to think about the last year of President Obama’s second and final term.

Speak truth to power, and then take some of it

During the recent Democratic presidential debate, Hillary Clinton said she was outraged upon hearing about the water crisis in Flint, Mich.

Charles Barron: Why I spoke out at Governor Cuomo’s State of the State address

Assemblyman Charles Barron opens up on speaking out during the governor's State of the State address.

Urban Agenda: Stop shortchanging students and fully-fund schools in 2016

I am just off a holiday season where I got to shower my grandchild with gifts.

‘Militias’, stand-offs and the privilege of being white

By the time this piece goes to print, I have no idea if the standoff/armed takeover of a federal building in Oregon will still capture the attention of the mainstream media outlets.

Ted Cruz is crazy, like a fox

Hide your kids. Hide your wife. Because the presidential bid of Rafael Edward Cruz—whom you may know by his stage name, “Ted”—is most definitely picking up steam.

Microcosm, macro-aggression and the offended generation

Scores of dead white men glared back at them from the walls of the college dorm.

‘Faith is about taking the first step even when you can’t see the whole staircase’

Just the mention of the letters “MLK” and thoughts of transformation enter the mind.

Obama: Unfazed, unflappable

The late Shirley Chisholm used to declare that she was “unbought and unbossed.” President Barack Obama might state that he is “unfazed and unflappable.”

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.

Happy New Year

Welcome, 2016! As we emerge from the 2015 fog, I am wishing everyone a 2016 filled with peace, prosperity and forward advancement in all portions of your life.

Some New York politicians are not truthful to the working class

It’s not easy to explain viable alternatives to sharply raising the minimum wage.

Does Obama have a terrorism blind spot?

Many people continue to reflect and remark about the strange eulogy President Barack Obama delivered from the Oval Office in the aftermath of the San Bernardino attacks.

HUD proposes smoking ban across all public housing

Deidre M. Sully, deputy director of NYC Smoke-Free, wirtes about smoking in public housing.