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Attorney General Sessions must resign after breach of public trust

“Jeff Sessions is an honest man,” said President Trump. “He did not say anything wrong. He could have stated his response more accurately, but it was clearly not intentional.”

Getting serious about fire safety

It seems like lately I have read far too many news stories about families losing loved ones because of fires in their homes and apartments.

URBAN AGENDA: City’s homeless crisis will become catastrophic if we don’t save public housing

New York City’s greatest social struggle of the last third of a century has been government’s attempts to address homelessness, which CSS examined in its ground-breaking 1981 report, Private Lives, Public Spaces.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #6

President Donald Trump’s obsession with former President Obama took another sudden, but no less bewildering, erratic turn last week when he claimed his predecessor had wiretapped his phones during the last election.

Raise the age!

The fact that the state of New York still tries juveniles as adults is abhorrent. New York is one of only two states (North Carolina being the other one) in the United States that still prosecute youth as adults from ...

Sweden from a different lens

Cable TV and newspaper headlines ridiculed the president. The problem is, the president was correct. It was the press that got it wrong.

Every New Yorker should stand up to racial discrimination 

A young Black woman looking to rent an apartment in Brooklyn finally identified a place she liked on Craigslist.

New York City’s other major housing crisis

New York City is currently in an affordable housing crisis, but there is another housing crisis that does not regularly make headlines.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #5

There is no end to President Trump’s irrational behavior and charges. Last week we had yet another example of his disengagement from reality with his assertion that the media is “the enemy of the people.”

Trump’s immigration crackdown: We need action, Mayor de Blasio, not more rhetoric

Dear Mayor de Blasio, Your administration’s municipal identification policy is vague. But what makes it dangerous is that it is causing hysteria in the African immigrant community in New York City...

URBAN AGENDA: Mayor de Blasio and the “Affordability Crisis”

Mayor Bill de Blasio deserves a full measure of credit for proposing that the City provide a right to counsel to low-income tenants facing eviction in Housing Court.

Elections matter

As we mark just one month of the Trump presidency, a month in which we experienced a constant assault on our values, progress and decency, it is almost unbelievable to think that we all heard people right before the election ...

Dr. Carson deserves an up or down full Senate vote

On any given day in New York, there are more homeless adults than fans at a sold-out game in Yankee Stadium; more homeless children than attendees at a packed to capacity Madison Square Garden event.

New York City Council speaker’s race: Not all the news that’s fit to print 

The protection of the First Amendment comes with responsibility.

Acknowledging National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

I’ve been a human services provider since 1998, working with the underserved in marginalized communities throughout New York State.