From predatory lending and foreclosures to wealth stripping and income inequality, the national wealth gap is relevant and ongoing.
As Barack Obama, the nation’s first African-American president, leaves office, he made it abundantly clear in his farewell address that he was optimistic about the future and his commitment to progress.
We in 1199SEIU refer to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as our North Star. We constantly ask ourselves, what would Dr. King do?
This article was inspired by my work with children on the autism spectrum, specifically African- American children.
The great challenge of our nation is to ignite the hope of upward mobility and the realization of one’s personal potential. Housing opportunities are at the core of how we meet this challenge.
This King Day weekend we are summoned, by divine mandate and history and to breathe new life into the movement embodied in the life and by the death of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
For far too many New Yorkers who are trying to make ends meet, it’s a vicious circle that always comes up short.
Simply defined, fascism is “a system of government characterized by rigid one-party dictatorship, forcible suppression of opposition, private economic enterprise under centralized governmental control, belligerent nationalism, racism and militarism.”
Is it still 2016? This year really seems like the year that never ends.
We are writing to urge you to commute the sentence of Dr. Mutulu Shakur. He has served more than 30 years in prison for his conviction arising from his participation in the social justice movement of the past century. He ...
The year 2016 was supposed to be one that brought about great change to America. It was supposed to be President Obama’s crowning glory, capping off what we must say was a successful eight years in office, despite the continuous ...
I am not sure how many people reading this column are still reeling about the recent presidential election.
As the billionaire and millionaire club continues to grow, everyone is fighting for their piece of the pie.
One of the main reasons why Hillary Clinton lost the election had to do with perceived (and actual) security breaches with regards to her private email communications and the hacking of the Democratic Party.
Hey Black leaders, don’t join the Donald Trump Black gravy train line, trying to secure funding for yourself and your pet programs.