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Is anger making President Trump crazy and dysfunctional?

As Trump’s inner circle continues resigning or getting fired, it appears he is a man of his word.

Protecting SNAP is the healthy choice

Obesity rates continue to increase, and diabetes, heart disease and other preventable illnesses rip families apart and cut lives short.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #59

Call it a revolving door, a merry-go-round, a roulette wheel, or just Trump’s willy-nilly, haphazard leadership decisions from moment to moment, but there’s sure to be another cabinet member booted and sent packing.

‘Black Panther’ has teachable tools for organizers

The film “Black Panther” garnered $900 million at the box office since the President’s Day weekend opening and during Black History Month. The goal of colossal film openings is to make gigantic stacks of cash.

Is it OK to tell white lies in Trump’s administration?

During Hope Hicks’ interview by the House Intelligence Committee, the president’s White House communications director acknowledged that she tells “white lies.” As a political historian, I was not aware that lies have colors.

When did Sheriff Scott Israel know the truth about his cowardly deputy?

Across the United States, the latest revelations related to the Parkland high school massacre truly shock the conscience.

The bigger picture of ‘Black Panther’

One of the reasons why the “Black Panther” film is a big deal is because America (and the rest of the world) have not fully understood the differences or oneness that exist between Africans and African-Americans.

To my brilliant Black daughters, nobody can take away your history

To my beautiful, brilliant Black daughters: I have so many hopes and dreams for you that if I tried to say them all, they would run longer than the entire Harry Potter series!

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #58

There isn’t a better example of Trump’s hypocrisy, his deceit and mistrust than his expropriation of a Black cultural product to support his position on immigration.

URBAN AGENDA: Averting the Impending Subsidized Housing Crisis

Mitchell-Lama housing was a pillar in the New York City campaign to provide affordable housing to low and moderate-income families.

Why is ‘Black Panther’ the biggest scam of all Black movies ever?

Have you wondered why so much promotion has been lavished on this studio production (gathering by the way the youngest pearls of Black cinema), and worldwide?

Women’s City Club of New York looks at poverty

Although recent U.S. Census figures illustrate a declining national poverty rate, down to 12.7 percent in 2016 from 13.5 percent in 2015, the inescapable fact was that nationally more than 40 million people were living in poverty.

The Rev. Billy Graham passes

As I was growing up in the ’60s and ’70s in rural Marion, S.C., faith, belief in God and attending church were the bedrock of the James and Thelma Williams household.

Better located prisons to replace remote Rikers Island might not end the brutality

Much like FedEx proudly advertises its tagline—The World on Time—on its many vehicles, each of the few hundred buses and other vehicles of the NYC Correction Department proudly advertises New York City’s Boldest.

View African-American History Month through the prism of challenge 

African-American History Month needs a 21st century upgrade.