A Report We Strongly Endorse

Improving police-community relations has been a topic of conversation for decades, especially in communities of color.

Don’t blame J’ouvert

Predicting where the next barrage of bullets will occur in New York City or the nation is impossible.

The wrong Dr. Ben

The narrative of Dr. Ben Carson’s life is compelling.

Black lives still precious

When we subscribe to the idea that “Black Lives Matter,” it’s something we state without pause or reservation.

Homelessness is real, Mr. Mayor

We are not sure what changed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s mind about the homeless crisis, but he’s no longer denying it is dramatically increasing.

Speed up NYC Safe

The urgency of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “NYC Safe” plan came into sharp relief the other day when a relative of actor Morgan Freeman was stabbed to death.

Obama’s Attempts to Close Digital Divide Jeopardized by Legal Dispute Ruling by International Trade Commission is pending

President Obama made an important announcement that has the potential to transform the lives of struggling minorities.

Is there justice in America or is it just us?

Over and over again we hear of convictions being overturned for Black men who have spent the better parts of their lives behind bars for crimes they did not commit. The reasons these men have languished in the penitentiaries of ...

Nine days and counting

Sadly, by the time you finish reading this editorial, another unarmed Black man will be fatally shot by a white police officer.

‘A clear and simple wrong’ still not right

Fifty years ago, on Aug. 6, 1965, President Lyndon Baines Johnson uttered these words as he signed into law the Voting Rights Act.

Uber app or crap?

Given all the noise and unknowns about Uber, the ride-sharing app-based service, it may be best to wait to see the outcome of the four-month study of the company proposed by the mayor.

We need Black male judges on the Manhattan Supreme Court

The New York State Unified Court System has always been a convoluted, complicated and sometimes very slowly functioning court.

Be vigilant on child care

Sometimes it’s not until the cancer is inoperable that the patient is alarmed and then frantically searches for treatment or a cure.

African-American autism and vaccines

Last August, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention senior scientist, Dr. William Thompson, invoked federal whistleblower status and confessed that the CDC has known since 2001 that Black boys exposed to the MMR vaccine have a disproportionate risk of autism.

Down with the racist flag, up with a banner of hope

The good news is that this week, South Carolina senators voted to remove the Confederate battle flag from the statehouse grounds.