Two surprising but related announcements recently rocked the metropolitan area. The first was the news that Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was leaving his post after a two-year tenure at the end of the month.
Who knows when it took a turn for the worse—when the Clinton marriage stopped being one of commitment and became a marriage of convenience.
After five years of our state being under the leadership of Gov. Scott, our representatives are pointing their fingers at everyone but themselves.
With the presidential election cycle experiencing unprecedented chaos, it was good news last week for African-American voters when the U.S. Appeals Court struck down a North Carolina law that required a photo identification when casting ballots.
Because the Democratic Convention followed the GOP Convention, held in Cleveland last week, we have more of a basis to contrast the two, both in style, substance and tone. Thus far, the Democrat events could not look more different, and ...
The Democratic platform is 57 pages long but short on substance for Black Americans.
Not only did a rainbow of diversity occupy the floor of the convention center in Philadelphia, a parade of people of color marched across the stage during the first two days of the Democratic National Convention. “This is what America ...
I sat down recently with noted education scholar and UCLA Professor Pedro Noguera to get his views on our segregated public school system, Mayor de Blasio’s school-turnaround plan, Specialized High Schools admissions and his thoughts on charter schools.
I am sure many residents of Harlem are wondering about their future representation, now that State Senator Adriano Espaillat has won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Representative of District 13 in New York.
When Micah Xavier Johnson killed five cops in Dallas, Texas, a robot with a bomb attached to it was detonated, killing Johnson.
With the GOP convention finally at hand, team Trump faces the truly daunting task of keeping his brand afloat and maintaining a course to victory in the fall.
“Naija dey come o!” Friday July 22, 2016, Afro-pop R&B singer Banky W will host the One Africa Festival Concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
American communities and police departments are contending with truly horrific events, including the questionable and, in some cases utterly unjustifiable, deaths of Black men at the hands of police, and the deaths of police at hands of disturbed assailants who ...
Tuesday night I had the distinct pleasure to attend a preview performance of the Broadway revival of “Motown: The Musical.”
Commissioner Bratton has developed a knack for talking about improving police-community relations out of one side of his mouth and then opening chasms between him and New York’s communities of color on the other.