Mayor de Blasio must revoke appointment of NYPD commissioner

On Aug. 2, Mayor de Blasio made the passive decision to let Commissioner Bratton call the shots on who would take over as his successor, consciously disregarding the line of succession and avoiding an opportunity for an open and transparent ...

The unadorable deplorables

During a speech last Friday at an LGBT event in downtown Manhattan, Hillary Clinton said that half of Donald Trump’s supporters are a “basket of deplorables.” It may have been a serious gaffe for the presidential hopeful, but we think ...

Black lives mattered on 9/11

"It was no surprise when the 12 Black firefighters who died that day didn’t seem to get the same recognition as the white firefighters who also gave their lives."

Dr. Christina Greer: 'I support Colin Kaepernick'

By now, many of you have heard about the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, who has decided to take a knee during the national anthem.

Path to Mumia’s freedom

A new legal action filed by Mumia Abu-Jamal in the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas Aug. 7, 2016, provides a path in the courts to overturn Mumia’s conviction and win his freedom.

The moral origins of Donald Trump’s improbable rise to power (Part 2)

As if to compound the insult to American power represented by the world’s vociferous rejection of the Bush doctrine, the U.S. found itself in 2008 facing the biggest economic disaster since the Great Depression.

Our loans matter

Our loans matter. Discrimination and injustice in the housing market has long been an oppressive reality in African-American and Latino communities, and it needs to end immediately.

Leveraging $3.2 Billion MTA Contract to Create Good Jobs for Our Communities

Today companies competing for a $3.2 billion Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) contract to produce more than 1,000 subway cars, with the potential to create thousands of jobs here in New York, will gather for a pre-proposal conference in Manhattan.

BLM+BLM=freedom, justice and equality

Reviewing the platform and demands of Movement for Black Lives in its booklet “A Vision for Black Lives: Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom & Justice,” recalls current and past platforms, including ones proposed by the Black Panther Party, the ...

Someone come and get Rudy Giuliani

It appears the former mayor has attached his rusty rocket to the bandwagon of hatred and lunacy of the Republican nominee. Giuliani cannot seem to pass up an opportunity to praise the orange one, denigrate Obama and Hillary Clinton whenever ...

The moral origins of Trump’s improbable rise to power

Literally seven out of every 10 political stories published in the mainstream media this year have centered upon the improbable campaign for president of Donald Trump.

To the office Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark

A open Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark on the Mamadou Diallo case from Sam Disu.

M/WBE participation a key to economic success

If we, as Black New Yorkers, are serious about Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise opportunities across the State of New York, then we need to get into the game in a much more vigorous and meaningful way.

Climate change: challenge and opportunity

Heavy rainfall and historic flooding in Louisiana last month took the lives of 13 residents and damaged 60,000 homes.

We are all Milwaukee

When I was in high school, my family moved to a town approximately 10 minutes away from the Wisconsin border. I called it my father’s “Norman Rockwell phase” because of the lack of racial diversity in much of the area