We all need each other

In the fall of 2016, the Walter Stafford Project, at New York University, had a symposium on Race and Inequality in New York City.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #8

Our lead story last week raised the question of whether President Trump was impeachable, and if he could be removed without being impeached.

The instant is not the answer

In February it was 70 degrees; in March we had a snowstorm. But there is no such thing as climate change. Or that is what some numbskulls want us to believe.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #7

With his surrogates and aides scrambling furiously—and futilely—to put a corrective spin on President Trump’s goofball, unsubstantiated charges that former President Obama had his phones tapped, there is a fresh one to spin.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #6

President Donald Trump’s obsession with former President Obama took another sudden, but no less bewildering, erratic turn last week when he claimed his predecessor had wiretapped his phones during the last election.

Raise the age!

The fact that the state of New York still tries juveniles as adults is abhorrent. New York is one of only two states (North Carolina being the other one) in the United States that still prosecute youth as adults from ...

New York City’s other major housing crisis

New York City is currently in an affordable housing crisis, but there is another housing crisis that does not regularly make headlines.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #5

There is no end to President Trump’s irrational behavior and charges. Last week we had yet another example of his disengagement from reality with his assertion that the media is “the enemy of the people.”

Acknowledging National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

I’ve been a human services provider since 1998, working with the underserved in marginalized communities throughout New York State.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #4

Our world of misinformation, fake news and fake guns is further troubled by a fake president.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #3

Two major snafus this week are further evidence that Trump’s puppets are not prepared for the big time, and haven’t a clue about governance.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #2

Last week, we inaugurated our demand that President Trump must go, with the words of that great American patriot Thomas Paine.

Make America Great Again: Trump Must Go! #1

“These are the times that try men’s souls,” the great patriot Thomas Paine wrote in 1776 to bolster the morale and the resistance of the forces arrayed to demolish the tyranny of King George III and the grip of British ...

The numbers count

Numbers, as we all know, are important in evaluating anything. They tend to take the guesswork out of a situation where opinions vary and conclusions differ.

Farewell, Mr. President, and still we rise!

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.