As we begin celebrating the 90th anniversary of Black History Mont there are indications that it is needed now more than ever.
Where is the justice for Ramarley Graham.
Two back-to-back decisions on Monday, one by President Barack Obama and one by the Supreme Court, will ease the plight of juvenile offenders who are relegated to solitary confinement in federal prisons and the other will remove the mandatory sentencing ...
During the recent Democratic presidential debate, Hillary Clinton said she was outraged upon hearing about the water crisis in Flint, Mich.
The late Shirley Chisholm used to declare that she was “unbought and unbossed.” President Barack Obama might state that he is “unfazed and unflappable.”
In the annals of the nation’s history, the righteous struggle of Black Americans—our symbols, icons and organizations—has often been hijacked, commandeered and expropriated by those claiming to identity with our cause or to justify their own.
As we arrive at the cusp of a new year and say goodbye to the old, Black Americans remain in a quandary when it comes to the issue of police and community relations.
I’m not sure what to ask for this year, because there is so much need out there.
A terrorist threat—real, imagined or merely a hoax—cannot be easily dismissed in a world fraught with anxiety.
On a day when President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the 150th anniversary of the ending of slavery, we may be losing affirmative action.
We are elated that Mayor Rahm Emanuel has finally taken steps to deal with the Chicago Police department’s coverup of laquan McDonald's execution.
The other day, my 5-year-old daughter and I were walking down the street...
Racial discrimination in jury selection is a longstanding and iniquitous aspect of our so-called criminal justice system.
The students in Missouri are showing us the power of protest.
We believe Mayor Bill de Blasio should withdraw his proposals and convene stakeholders to develop real solutions that can advance justice and public safety for New Yorkers.