I really tried to stay away from this story of the Bronx teacher stepping on the backs of Black students during a lesson on slavery.
Let us hope that in mentioning Donald Trump’s name in the same breath as Frederick Douglass’ name that the latter isn’t denigrated.
Who was Frederick Douglass? More importantly, why does Frederick Douglass matter to today’s America? These questions are not merely rhetorical, as the recent controversy surrounding President Trump’s Black History Month statement illustrate.
Let’s begin with a wager. Walk into almost any barbershop in the Black community and start talking about the #metoo movement, and I bet you the atmosphere will change.
In his first year leading the nation, President Donald Trump has achieved numerous victories and delivered huge benefits to the American people.
We write to you to request that the City Council’s Committee on Public Safety hold public hearings on the so-called gang raids that have been executed in the city by the NYPD,
The crisis in the New York City Housing Authority’s ability to provide heat, hot water, safe and healthy living conditions is not grounded in lack of competency, transparency or oversight.
Happy Black History Month dear readers. I have such fond memories growing up learning about the great individuals who paved the way for millions of Black Americans to live in this country in a more dignified and equitable fashion. It ...
One of the key elements of the 2016 presidential election was the effort by right wing forces to suppress the voting of groups that do not support their politics.
Potty-mouth Trump, the alleged POTUS, announced Tuesday at a gathering of law enforcement officials at the White House that he would “love” to see the government shutdown if he doesn’t get his way on immigration.
The Trayvon Martin killing demands that we raise the right questions. It was not simply the “Stand Your Ground” law that was responsible for Martin’s death and Zimmerman’s acquittal.
I recently read about the New York State Assembly sponsored bill A588A, which is a bill related to providing feminine hygiene products at no cost to individuals in correctional facilities
The platinum anniversary of the most important shift in American child welfare policy in a generation just passed without notice or public discussion. But almost 20 years to the day after President Clinton signed the Adoption and Safe Families Act ...
Contrast two storylines dominating the mainstream news today.
In the past month, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has announced that the nation’s capital has lifted the label from the U. S. Department of Labor as a “high-risk” partner in job training and employment programs and “at-risk” in unemployment ...