Dreamers and Haitians in limbo?

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ruffled feathers on the left and right with her appearance at the Met’s annual gala with “Tax the Rich” emblazoned on her gown, but the attacks did not dissuade her from voicing her concern about the deportation ...

The days dwindle down to a precious few

We are enthralled by the news that Gov. Newsom was able to beat back the recall that was basically mounted by GOP conservatives and Trumpeters.

Feels like yesterday...unfortunately

No matter how far you're removed from 9/11, the memories will remain fresh.

Trump specter still lurks

The specter of Trump continues to haunt us, and it was more than an apparition the other day in Texas where Gov. Abbott signed a Republican-backed voting bill into law.

Ebony and Jet revived!

It’s always good news when longstanding African American publications such as Ebony and Jet are resuscitated. Once the hallmarks of Johnson publications, their revival comes via the financial and visionary efforts of Junior Bridgeman, a former NBA star.

“Mommy, I’m scared!”

When I locked the door of my home in Manhattan in March of 2020, I thought I would be gone for about two weeks. I packed a smallish bag loaded up the car with my then nine-year-old daughter, 86-year-old mother, ...

Stand against voter supression

There was recent good news and bad news on voting rights—on Tuesday the House passed H.R. 4 or the John Lewis Voting Rights Act.

The curtain comes down on Andrew

At the recently concluded Olympics in Tokyo, the USA topped the field in medals. Our troops are being withdrawn from the Forever War in Afghanistan.

A moral moratorium

There’s not much you can do about a house engulfed in flames, or one that is threatened by a violent hurricane or tornado. In most of these instances the homeowner is at the mercy of nature and all you can ...

On the COVID fulcrum

Fires, floods, filibuster and Fauci have commanded the news over the last several weeks and may continue into the future.

Truth trumps the Big Lie

Since the founding of this republic, voter restrictions have been a constant enemy of the people, especially Black Americans and other people of color. Almost each decade of American history we have witnessed measures to block the full participation of ...

A Fine Bromance?

Already a number of media mavens are talking about the political honeymoon between Gov. Cuomo and Eric Adams, and the mating is still not consummated, though for all intents and purposes the Democrat can take up residence at Gracie Mansion

Gun Violence Has always Been a public health Crisis

We were all set to add our comments to the Sha’Carri Richardson affair and the assassination of Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse, but they are difficult issues and require more time and space allocated here.

Woe at BOE

Uh-Uh. Woe at BOE (Board of Elections). The mayoral election was already stacked with a number of complexities, now comes an even more troubling one as the BOE on Tuesday listed and then withdrew tabulations due to a counting error.

Watch for traps

Dr. Christina Greer, whose column appears in our pages and sits on our board, was spot on in her recent op-ed in the New York Times