Rehashing the insignificant

Why is it that any time an African-American of note reaches new heights or has a significant event, skeletons that have been raised before seem to come back from the dead for a second or third round?

Dr. King would be outraged

It has been 46 years this week since the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel

Building Personal Core Competencies for Employability

With fierce competition for limited jobs, many people wonder if they will be able to land a good job. Unfortunately, the economic situation feels like a bad dream. Hope is not lost! Building a personal brand may be the cornerstone ...

Andrew Cuomo and de Blasio showdown

An African proverb concludes that when two elephants fight, only the grass suffers. In this case, t

From ‘just us’ to some ‘justice’ in New York City

New York City is starting to right some of the wrongs that have affected our communities for decades.

A good start for Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month was nicely commemorated on Monday when Sen. Claire McCaskill’s bill to force changes in the military’s sexual assault policies unanimously passed in the Senate.

President shows his true colors

For the first time last week President Barack Obama was no longer the standard bearer for the status quo of how America thought and started working for people of color

Cuomo doing the right thing

Recently, Gov. Andrew Cuomo came out in support of universal pre-K, with the state putting its money where its mouth is.

Educate everyone, leave no one behind

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is trying to change the tides and attack recidivism at its core, making education available to inmates by offering them an opportunity to earn an associate or bachelor’s degree while incarcerated.

Obama’s promises

nto his fifth year in office with his approval rating the worst of any commander-in-chief at this stage of their tenure, President Barack Obama threw down the gauntlet, indicating that he was tired of reaching across the aisle to appeal ...