Today in 2018, Black America is nearly 50 million strong, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s latest American Community Survey.
In our story this week on Trump and his traumas we omitted one simple question: Will Michael Cohen flip?
A while ago it was brought to my attention that a prison in New Jersey was banning particular books from their institution. The ACLU immediately honed in on the situation and suddenly the ban was lifted, perhaps temporarily, perhaps indefinitely.
Walking down the streets of cities such as Cape Town, South Africa, today, one would almost think one were somewhere closer to San Diego, Calif.
As thousands of teachers continue to strike across the country—in part because industry groups have spent decades weakening unions and diminishing worker protections—corporate lobbyists are doubling down on another of their favorite strategies: Protecting profits by stifling local democracy.
While Black activists seem to only care about fighting the police after someone is killed by the police, there’s little to no real conversations about the socioeconomic conditions that destroy the lives of Black people.
Distraction, interdiction and contradiction are key elements of Trump’s political strategy, and each of them was in full force this past week.
The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) the nation’s largest public housing agency that was once one of the nation’s best run, has declined into a shameful state of disrepair as a result of neglect by the federal government and ...
he National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s premier civil rights organization, issued the following statement following the disgraceful arrest of two African American men in a Philadelphia Starbucks.
All you have to do is crack open a history book, or sit with one of our experienced elders, and you will learn about the many sacrifices made by people of all races in order to ensure Black people obtained ...
It’s that time of year again—tax season. Most people dread the coming of April 15, when annual taxes are due.
April 4 marked one of the darkest days in U.S. history: the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Throughout his activist years, Dr. King endured many death threats, but in the last years ...
Friday, April 13, 2018, the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association will be representing the widow of one of the deceased police officer’s in an attempt to reverse the decision of the New York State Parole Board to grant Herman Bell parole. The ...
The last few weeks in America have witnessed a whirlwind of activity led by the nation’s youth, in concert with their parents, teachers, etc. demonstrating in support of the need for a major focus on gun control.
Last October, the cover of Time magazine forecast a gloomy picture for the Democratic Party.