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URBAN AGENDA: Empowering Poor and Working-Class People

The movement in New York City to organize low-wage fast food employees, and to bring public attention to issues impacting their lives, marks an inflection point in the broader campaign to improve conditions for the poor and working poor.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #82

“Truth isn’t truth,” proclaimed Rudy Giuliani, Trump’s resident counsel, guru and oracle.

Democrats and Republicans must do more to engage African Americans

When it comes to politics in this country, there is one thing that seems to be a constant—the Black vote is important and always tends to make a difference.

‘Sorry to Bother You’

We are in a crucial moment both domestically and internationally, and “Sorry to Bother You” brings up some critical discussions pertaining to the role of the government interfering in our lives, what it means to be the working poor and ...

Loyalty and leadership

My respect and appreciation for the many milestones our president has accomplished during his two years in offices remains unwavering.

How to address the coming shortfall of primary care doctors

About 20,000 students recently graduated from U.S. medical schools. Now they’re beginning the next chapter of their training as residents.

On target for a cure: The strength of a public health response to gun violence in America

Across the nation, we have all been witness to the distressing routine: People are murdered by gun violence.

Make America Great Again #81

For more than 80 editorials we have demanded the removal of Donald Trump from office. We gladly surrender the space this week to Gov. Cuomo, who not only touches on our theme but extends it most passionately.

Reliving Charlottesville

Aug. 12, 2017, hundreds of white supremacists and their sympathizers gathered for a “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va., led by the likes of Richard Spencer and other white supremacist organizers.

In defense of Israel

Regardless of manipulation of the news by Hamas, in the terrorists’ eyes, the more innocent Israelis who are wounded or killed, the better. That is the goal and they are not afraid to admit it.

15 Africa kings and queens build bridges in Orlando

When I initially received a flyer that 11 Kings from Africa were coming to America, it just didn’t seem accurate or true.

Why New York City needs a dedicated office to combat human trafficking

How do we effectively help these victims and their families in our city?

URBAN AGENDA: Most Educated, Least Paid – Black Women Demand Equal Pay

Most of us assume there’s a strong correlation between a person’s educational background and the value they command in the marketplace—a relationship that would seem to hold even when gender pay disparities are factored in.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #80

We were surprised to learn a day or so ago that Trump had a star on the Walk of Fame in West Hollywood.

Nia Wilson, say her name: 'Blacks do not need a second slavery'

On this day we relived the death of Nia Wilson when we attended a rally in Oakland protesting some of the news coverage of her murder on BART. S