Although recent U.S. Census figures illustrate a declining national poverty rate, down to 12.7 percent in 2016 from 13.5 percent in 2015, the inescapable fact was that nationally more than 40 million people were living in poverty.
This letter is in response to the articles covering the recent shooting in Las Vegas.
I am writing this letter, supporting point guard Derrick Rose continuing to play in the Garden.
Dear Editor, Movement supporters may look unique.
Every day for the month of February this year, I have posted, to my Facebook page, the photo and story of a Black person who was killed by police.
As the new school year resumes this month, my thoughts turn to those students who have the will to succeed, but not always the resources.
My name is Adama, and I live in West Harlem. As a teenager I am aware of a lot of things, and what I notice most is how many of my peers and other younger children are exposed to the ...
I’m sending this letter to you regarding the Crown Heights Riots in 1991.
AmNews reader Amanda Baker gives her take on the Oscars boycott and Chris Rock
Deidre M. Sully, deputy director of NYC Smoke-Free, wirtes about smoking in public housing.
We are troubled with the news that a police officer will not be indicted for the killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice because one witness claimed the boy may have posed a threat to the community.
Charles Barron and Inez Barron writes scathing letter to Daily News about its report regarding the conviction of Sheldon Silver.
New York City Mission Society teaches us how to give this holiday season.
"Consider that more than 2 out of every 5 people living in New York City live in poverty."
Let’s take each other’s word for it and recognize that we never really understood the positions of those who have had different experiences and trust that when so many people feel the same way —various cities across this county, they ...