A little over one week ago, pure evil visited the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C.
A quick search of want ads in just about any newspaper reveals the problem: “No felonies.”
My sister recently told me she is preparing for her first mammogram.
Sometime this month, the wage board empanelled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to make a recommendation that could have a dramatic effect on low-wage workers, especially in communities of color.
Lately I am having a really hard time sleeping at night, and the source of my worry is the Middle East.
I attended primary and secondary public schools in New York City.
Black America was jubilant on the morning of June 17, when Loretta Lynch was sworn in as the first African-American woman to be appointed U.S. attorney general.
You can kill a man, but you can’t kill an idea.
The advertisements would have us believe that fast-food restaurants are the savior of the working parent, too tired to cook and in need of a quick, reasonably priced way to feed the family.
The End Mayoral Control Coalition fully and enthusiastically endorses Assembly Bill A.7924, introduced by Assemblyman Charles Barron, to establish a commission to thoroughly study the ineffectiveness of the New York City mayoral control of education state law.
Unlike Ray Sprigle and John Howard Griffin, two writers who pretended to be Black for a month or so several decades ago, Rachel Dolezal is determined to be Black forever, and apparently, up to now, only her parents and adopted ...
As President Obama moves to implement policies that his administration says will reduce smog levels, he is facing a backlash in the urban and largely Black communities that are at the core of his political base and key to the ...
Insert foot in mouth here. Or in other words, good morning, Commissioner Bratton. Recently NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said in an interview with The Guardian newspaper that a problem exists with hiring Blacks for the Police Department because “we have ...
I have been following the #Sayhername campaign, which acknowledges and memorializes Black women and girls who have been killed by the state.
The United Clergy Caucus is a heterodox convening of African-American clergy from across the five counties of New York City.