Last week, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report saying that the proposal to increase the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour in 2016 would cost the creation of 500,000 jobs in 2016.
The Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions applauds Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s announcement to implement a statewide initiative to provide state funding for college education in prison for incarcerated individuals.
On Tuesday evening, I came home to learn that Lumumba was dead. I wondered if his death was related to the sickness.
Dear Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña and Deputy Chancellor Dorita Gibson:
“It is incomprehensible to me, the fear that can affect men in political offices. It is shocking the way they submit to forces they know are wrong and fail to stand up for what they believe.
New York is changing
When I was diagnosed with HIV, I had no idea that one of the biggest challenges I would face would not be juggling medical appointments and treatment decisions or telling friends and family about my status, but simply keeping my ...
Most of the obituaries written about Amiri Baraka in the white mainstream media focus on the poet and playwright’s misdeeds or ordinary actions
There needs to be a change. Airport workers deserve some respect
Since the recent expansion of the City College Careers and Professional Development Institute, there have been inquiries, including your December 5 article, as to why the institute is expanding and will this impact the college’s ongoing mission of serving and ...
As we approach 2014 without a clear collective resolution, the quality of life for Blacks living in the United States is disturbing, disappointing and unacceptable.
We launched a “war on poverty” 50 years ago; how are we doing today?
In 1960, there were 103 Black elected officials throughout the nation. By 1990, that number had grown to 9000. Nonetheless, as we approach 2014, all of the social comfort indicators show that the political and economic status of African Americans ...
As 2013 comes to a close and Christmas and Kwanzaa have come and gone, we reflect on the year that has just passed and the year we hope will be more promising.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was one of most prolific leaders of the 20th century.