What’s going on?

The Donald Trump inauguration is the unapologetic installation of white supremacy in the White House. This ascendancy of Jim Crow racism is coupled with brazen declarations of the rights of big business and the banks to intensify their exploitation of ...

What does the death penalty solve?

Dylan Roof, the murderer of nine innocent praying churchgoers from Mother Emmanuel AME Church, has been sentenced to death for his heartless crime.

Making the Case for Progressive Policies

Now that Trump has been sworn in as our country’s 45th President, what will this mean for Harlem and other communities around the nation?

The Inauguration is upon us

In just a few days, thousands of Republicans and Trump supporters will gather in Washington, D.C., to witness the swearing -n of the 45th president.

A true statesman: President Obama’s legacy

Au revoir, President Obama. President Barack Hussein Obama, 55, departs the White House with a legacy of sweeping change and political controversy.

Dr. King on Black Power, revolution and Black politicians

White America and the white media, for their comfort, have “frozen Dr. King in history” at his “I Have a Dream” speech and call for integration in 1963.

Congresswoman Clarke: Why I am not going to the Presidential Inauguration

Initially, I was inclined to attend the inauguration of the 45th president of our great nation. Like most Americans, I have viewed presidential inaugurations as a ceremonial rite of passage, and representing the people of the 9th Congressional District of ...

Americans, not Moscow, are sending President-elect Trump to the White House

Let’s distinguish fact from fiction and separate out whining from winning. Vladimir Putin did not elect Donald Trump to serve as the next president of the United States.

Hillary Clinton for mayor

Sometimes New Yorkers forget our history. They also forget that in this great city of change, anything can and does happen daily.

An open letter to President Barack Obama

Malcolm X Commemoration Committee press office Zayid Muhammad and chair Dequi Kioni Sadiki pen an open letter to President Barack Obama.

The numbers count

Numbers, as we all know, are important in evaluating anything. They tend to take the guesswork out of a situation where opinions vary and conclusions differ.

Why I’m going to the inauguration

I told some of my friends where I was going next weekend, and I got a mix of bewilderment (“Ugh! Enjoy?”), concern (“Don’t go. Nothing good can come of it.”) and amusement (“You might become a pet Negro celebrity, of ...

Eyes and ears forward

In “Critique of Pure Reason,” Immanuel Kant wrote, “... knowledge therefore of every understanding, or at least of the human understanding, must be by means of concepts, not intuitive, but discursive.”

Crashing the party in Washington

When I was a teenager, I thought I was being clever by planning a party in my parents’ apartment in Harlem when they were out of town on vacation.

URBAN AGENDA: Revival of tuition-free public college in New York has room for improvement

For more than 125 years after it was founded in 1847 as “the Free Academy,” the City University of New York (CUNY)—the largest urban public university system in the United States—had remained tuition-free, providing a critical path to quality higher ...