The paradox of abundance

Life is funny. As suckling babes, the most luxurious thing we could ever imagine is the nurturing warmth of our mothers.

Happy Thanksgiving, or better yet, happy Native-American reflection

Every year millions of Americans gather with friends and family to celebrate Thanksgiving.

Souls of white folks

Soul is defined as the spiritual part of humans regarded in its moral aspect.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #43

“I should have left them in jail,” President Trump said of the UCLA players accused of shoplifting in China. Given Trump’s arrogance and penchant to take credit when the credit is not his (as well as to blame others when ...

What did the mayor know and when did he know it?

Just after Mayor de Blasio’s re-election, it was announced by the Department of Investigation that the New York City Housing Authority, under the leadership of Chair Shola Olatoye, filed false reports and lied to Housing and Urban Development that lead ...

AG Jeff Sessions and other Republicans keep having mental lapses

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is having problems with remembering and maybe needs to take better notes.

Do We Have to Boycott Black Friday Again?

We need to do this every year as a community to flex our economic muscles.

Write off Puerto Rico debt

As Puerto Rico continues to suffer the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Maria, its delicate financial situation renews many longstanding questions about its capacity to shoulder its crushing debt load.

Pray for America, but work to make her better

When deranged gunman Devin Kelly walked into a small community church in a tiny rural Texas town and killed the pastor’s daughter, along with 25 other innocent people, including an 18-month-old and an unborn baby, our hearts cried out in ...

The Resistance Movement turns into Democratic votes

But on an off-year election, Democrats came to the polls in unprecedented numbers and won elections from the governor to the local commissioner.

Not invisible

The de Blasio administration silenced us, sabotaged our campaign and stole the election. But we’re still standing.

Congratulations Mayor de Blasio, so sorry the honeymoon has to end so quickly

There are still several areas of concern I think this mayor must address immediately.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #42

President Trump’s 14-day tour of Asia ended Tuesday, but the problems that continue to nibble away at his tenure and administration show few signs of abating. In fact, the issues at home may be even worse and more difficult with ...

URBAN AGENDA: Poverty's on the Decline But Let's Not Celebrate Just Yet

With a drop in the federal poverty level for the third time in as many years, it looks like the United States is trending in the right direction and making strides in the war against poverty. Even so, it isn’t ...

Is the FBI's new focus on 'Black Identity Extremists' the new COINTELPRO?

If you’ve been to a Black Lives Matter rally or tweeted the related hashtag recently, then the FBI might consider you a “Black Identity Extremist,” at least according to a report published by one of the nation’s top law enforcement ...