Over the course of our state’s history since July 26, 1788, only seven women and two people of color have had any direct impact on the state constitution.
O, President Trump, how we despise thee, let us count the ways.
I am going to try my best not to finger wag my dear readers of the Amsterdam News.
Donald Trump has finally admitted that he will resign from the U.S. presidency sometime this fall. No, not the real Donald Trump, but Tony Schwartz, the ghostwriter who wrote “The Art of the Deal,” says that what’s going to happen.
The tide of globalism, is, according to economists, a train that has already left the station. The neo-liberal consensus, shared by both Republicans and Democrats over the past few decades has been that so-called free trade is the stimulant of ...
he statistics are troubling. People of color are far more likely to suffer from inequity—inequity that can be traced directly to racism, a side effect and the enduring legacy of slavery.
New Yorkers make progress. It’s what we do. It’s not always easy—in fact, it seldom is. Every progressive victory in New York history has been hard-won, and, in November, New Yorkers must once again choose progress.
Last week when we compared President Trump to a hurricane we may have done a disservice to these natural disasters, and with his provocation of Kim Jong Un, the North Korean leader, he portends an even more calamitous eve of ...
On the face of it, life improved for the poor in New York City in 2016.
In another harrowing episode of “The Apprentice: D.C.” the president and Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced they will rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and this administration will begin reversing Barack Obama’s efforts to support the nearly 1 million children ...
Psychologist Naim Akbar has traced the root word of psychology back to the ancient Egyptian word sacca, for wise, which later evolved into Psyche, the Greek goddess of the soul.
Will the next New York City Council speaker be Black?
In 2005, when the Emmy Award-winning television drama “The Wire” shined a harsh light on Baltimore City Schools, it proved to be an eye-opening experience for viewers who were not familiar with the tragic plight of students in Baltimore.
NYC Transit workers know the subway system inside and out. We know it better than anyone else.
In these dark days, as we watch the erosion of our civil, constitutional and human rights take place before our very eyes, I am reminded of the lessons that history can teach us about these very troubling current events.