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Palestinian terrorist organizations stand in the way of Middle East progress

The nation of Israel once again witnessed horrific rocket attacks on innocent men, women and children living near the Gaza Strip.

Living while Black in America

A few days ago, I got off the No. 3 train at the newly renovated 145th Street train station in Harlem.

Is the migrant caravan real or a fabricated masquerade?

“Over the past decade, there’s been a rise in the number of unaccompanied children and families crossing the US-Mexico border,” said writer Dara Lind of the VOX.

Make America Great Again: Trump Must Go! #97

Not only is Trump the presumed sheriff of our borders, but also he has now named himself “The Tariff Man.”

Embrace the abundance that surrounds you

Whether we realize it or not, we are living in a moment of boundless abundance. As the holiday season approaches, I hear more and more conversations about what people “need” to get for the holidays.

Nancy Pelosi and the spoils of victory

Congress is officially in a “lame duck” time frame before the current members who lost are shown the exits, and a new crop is sworn in to begin legislating in 2019.

The Slave Bible provokes us to consider the role of faith in our world today

Imagine where America would be if Harriet Tubman, the legendary heroine of the Underground Railroad, had been unable to quote the mighty Book of Exodus and tell Southern slaves that it was God’s will that they—like the ancient Israelites—should flee ...

Amendment 4 has passed in Florida and the implementation questions start

“There are an estimated 1.5 million plus Floridians who are formerly convicted felons without civil rights, including the ability to vote,” said Renata Sago of the Orlando Weekly. “Since Governor Rick Scott took office in 2011, his clemency board has ...

Make America Great Again: Trump Must Go! #96

Finally, a Black woman from Utah, of all places, has defined what might be the essential Trump. He has “no real relationships, just convenient transactions,” said Rep. Mia Love, during her concession speech after losing her congressional seat to her ...

Election reform

Our ancestors fought to empower all of us with the right to vote, giving us the civic duty to use that right to steer America into a fairer and more just direction. The Election Day debacle in New York City ...

URBAN AGENDA: Amazon Should Support Tech Talent in NYC’s High Schools

New York City bent over backwards to successfully attract an Amazon headquarters to Long Island City which establishes the Big Apple as a major technology hub.

The Slave Bible Provokes Us to Consider the Role of Faith in Our World Today

Imagine where America would be if Harriet Tubman, the legendary heroine of the Underground Railroad, was unable to quote the mighty Book of Exodus and tell Southern slaves that it was God’s will that they – like the ancient Israelites ...

The perils of ingratitude—A Thanksgiving admonition

Thanksgiving, America’s homegrown national holiday, stands out for honoring the precious native people who welcomed the settlers and helped them in their time of need.

Happy Thanksgiving

It’s that time of year when we gather with family and friends to fellowship, eat and give thanks for all of the different aspects of our lives.

The NYPD’s Jim Crow gang suppression

The NYPD has deep racial disparities in its gang suppression enforcement, and recent group violence has shown the stark differences of their two-tiered system.