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Some Hopeful Signs in NYC Census, But It’s Not All Good

On the face of it, life improved for the poor in New York City in 2016.

We will support the Dreamers…

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 ...

‘The Unauthorized Psychoanalysis of Donald Trump’

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.

Race and the City Council speaker race

Will the next New York City Council speaker be Black?

The criminal tragedy of Baltimore schools

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.

Fund the MTA’s Action Plan

NYC Transit workers know the subway system inside and out. We know it better than anyone else.

Will Trumpism lead us to fascism?

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.

NNPA EXCLUSIVE: We must have a new Poor People's Campaign and moral revival

Channeling the incisive analysis of our best historians, TaNehisi Coates cut through the talking points of political pundits last week to name Donald Trump America’s “First White president.”

Black lives mattered on 9/11

"It was no surprise when the 12 Black firefighters who died that day didn’t seem to get the same recognition as the white firefighters who also gave their lives."

Don’t forget to vote!

Sept. 12 is swiftly approaching. That is the date for New York City municipal elections for mayor, comptroller, public advocate, City Council, district attorneys and civil judges.

Don’t shut the door on promise

Throughout its history the City University of New York has delivered remarkably well on a straightforward promise to all New Yorkers – regardless of wealth, race or national origin, if you give us your best efforts, we will give you ...

The Democratic Party’s immoral “high-ground” on racial identity politics

Racial identity politics has long been the domain of the Democratic Party, where the hegemony of the liberal-left has taken root.

New York Amsterdam News Endorsements Part Two

The Bronx is a diverse borough on all fronts—racially, economically and culturally.

Make America Great Again: Trump Must Go! #32

As if we needed another brutal reminder of President åTrump’s insensitivity and egregious disregard for the welfare of others, he went ahead with his plan to cancel the DACA program, one that President Obama established to protect the thousands of ...

URBAN AGENDA - Trump’s New Deal for Black America: How’s That Working For Us?

“What do you have to lose?” This was the question Donald Trump robustiously put to blacks in America in an appeal for our vote in the 2016 presidential election