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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 ...

Remembering Ken Thompson

It isn’t often that we devote the editorial page to the passing of one of our heroes, but there are times when more space should be set aside for such occasions.

Trump, get your facts right on Central Park jogger case

If Donald Trump really believes in his law and order campaign theme, he had better get his facts straight on the Central Park jogger case. Last week, the Republican presidential candidate repeated his bogus assertion that the dismissal of the ...

Real reason Republicans are ditching Trump? It's white women

Emory University law professor Dorothy A. Brown shares her views on why Republicans are really dumping Trump.

UN call for Black reparations penetrates US presidential election

From the New York Post to The Washington Post, written and electronic mass media across the country have broadly covered the report of a United Nations working group’s call for reparations for Black people, but has imposed a news blackout ...

Remembering Shimon Peres, a man of wisdom

Columnist Armstrong Williams reflects on the passing of Shimon Peres

Community demands safely run nuclear power plants

Frank Fraley, President SHARE (Safe Healthy, Affordable, Reliable Energy) pens an open letter about nuclear power safety.

URBAN AGENDA: Eviction prevention is good housing policy

Fifty-seven years ago, the Supreme Court upheld providing counsel in criminal proceedings as a constitutional right: when life and liberty interests were at stake, the court’s Gideon v. Wainwright ruling held that individuals were entitled to a court-appointed attorney if ...

It’s GOTV time

Not in at least a half-century have we witnessed a national presidential election in which the candidates hold such vastly different views.

Celebration: Milestones in Black achievement inspiring us all

Even in the darkest periods of African-American history and culture, we have found glorious moments to celebrate. Today, with seemingly daily reports of atrocities, particularly with unarmed Black men the victims of police shootings, there are still bright, silver linings ...