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C. Virginia Fields: Vote we must on Nov. 8!

Following two terms of America’s first black president, our nation is at a historic turning point. If you doubt your place in determining what path we’ll go down, let me take you back to another historic time.

Like unions, BLM movement is a fight for justice

Black Lives Matter is one of the most important civil rights movements in recent years. And it is one we in organized labor must embrace, not only because it is morally right but also because fighting for justice is what ...

How ‘affluenza’ threatens to reach the presidency

After many years of near anonymity, I was dragged back into the spotlight by Donald Trump.

Governor should sign the Legislature’s Historic Public Defense Reform Act

The Legislature unanimously passed a bill at the end of its session that would end New York State’s half-century of neglect of a fundamental responsibility.

We must win: New York Congressional Endorsements

This year’s presidential election is pivotal for the future of America. We have endorsed Hillary Clinton wholeheartedly in these pages previously and we do it once again today.

URBAN AGENDA: With $82 Billion Budget, City Can Afford to Give Half Fare to Working Poor

Upward mobility, made possible by commuting to good jobs and higher educational opportunities throughout our city, requires actual physical mobility

Thank you and goodbye to DA Ken Thompson, the ‘People’s Prosecutor’

Last week, we lost Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson, the “People’s Prosecutor.”

Unmasking George Soros and his antagonism toward Israel

Billionaire George Soros generally does not hide the fact that he uses the considerable funds at his disposal to support his extremist, leftist ideals. So when he does hide something, it should raise some serious questions.

An apology, now what?

The police apologizing?

Ken Thompson was a true fighter for justice.

I had the honor of working with Ken for years, well before he was district attorney and I was public advocate.

Lead pipes, the Roman Empire and American infrastructure

There has been some scientific speculation as to whether high levels of lead in the city’s pipes caused widespread lead poisoning among Romans, ultimately leading to the decline and fall of the Roman Empire.

Rev. Dr. A.R. Bernard: My friend Ken Thompson

Rev. Dr. A.R. Bernard reflects on the passing of Ken Thompson.

There’s still time to register to vote

This election is possibly the most critical election of most of our lifetimes. Any immigrant not voting, or missing this opportunity to vote, could mean handing a tax cheat, a sexist pig, a demagogue, a xenophobe and an ignoramus the ...

Travel leader calls for urgent investment in Caribbean human resources

PUERTO RICO (Oct. 13, 2016)—Gerard “Jerry” Inzerillo, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide, known for his innovations and relationships in the tourism, hospitality and entertainment communities, called for an urgent investment in the next generation of Caribbean travel and tourism leaders ...

Caribbean rolls out relief efforts after Hurricane Matthew

Now that Hurricane Matthew, one of the deadliest storms to have roared through the Caribbean and the U.S. in more than a decade, has made landfall in Florida, relief officials at the Caribbean’s main response agency are getting ready to ...