The ISIS mindset, who and why

We are in Paris, France, producing TV/print content and interviewing family members in a country that remains scarred by the devastation.

Congressman Rangel: Your leadership is needed again

Even in the midst of a fiercely fought battle for the presidency, one thing hasn’t changed.

Shame on DA Thompson

Assemblyman Charles Barron shares his thoughts on D.A. Ken Thompson's decision to not put former NYPD Officer Peter Liang in prison for killing Akai Gurley.

The Amsterdam News endorses Hillary Clinton for president

We unequivocally endorse Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary for president.

Urban Agenda - NYCHA: A Hard Ship to Turn Around

Among the city’s bureaucracies, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) is known as a hard ship to turn around.

Do not interfere with the will of the people in an effort to stop Trump

Several reasons are to blame for the growing anger among the American people, not just Donald Trump.

Charles Barron: Ken Thompson betrayed the Black community

Assemblyman Charles Barron shares his view on the Brooklyn DA's recommendation for house arrest for former NYPD Officer Peter Liang.

‘The Royale’: Fascinating fiction and unfortunate realities

It is rare that I see a play and am still thinking about it weeks after I’ve seen the show. “The Royale,” currently showing at the Lincoln Center (Mitzi Newhouse) Theater until May 1, is inspired by the real-life experiences ...

Convertible justice: The inequitable currency of human life

As a British-Nigerian-American attorney and activist, I have learned a thing or two about the strength of foreign currency.

Filling ones moral bank account is the pre-condition to achieving monetary wealth

At this point in my career, I have been blessed with a significant amount of outward success.

Nancy Reagan’s dark legacy

Nancy Reagan died March 6 at the age of 94. She leaves behind a destructive legacy that will likely be with us for some time: “Just Say No.” Her unfortunate contribution to the war on drugs seldom gets the negative ...

Dump Trump!

When it comes to blather, bluster and bombast, to say nothing of outrageous demagoguery, President Barack Obama knows this first hand since he has been a recipient of it even before he became the nation’s commander in chief.

Treating Carter’s cancer took decades, not months

Former President Jimmy Carter recently announced that he’s cancer-free thanks to a new immunotherapy drug. A few years ago, his form of melanoma was a virtual death sentence.

No justice for Ramarley Graham

There is no justice for Ramarley Graham.

Urban Agenda: Specialized High Schools to Black Students: Maybe Next Year

In response to the latest weak figures on admission rates for black and Latino students entering the city’s most elite high schools, New Yorkers were offered a familiar refrain: The city is committed to fostering diversity.