This country must end its obsession with guns.
For more than a century, Harlem has served as the epicenter for cultural, social and artistic innovation in New York City. From Langston Hughes and Ella Fitzgerald to James Brown and Lauryn Hill, numerous artists have found their iconic voices ...
A little more than 50 years ago, the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development was formed.
With momentum toward closing the dysfunctional jails on Rikers Island and continuing reductions in crime, New York City is making progress toward a better justice system. Despite steps in the right direction, the road to shuttering Rikers is paved with ...
The number 2,832,824 is not a small number. It’s the number of people in New York State living in poverty as of 2016—14.7 percent of people in our great Empire State living in poverty.
Mayor Bill de Blasio shows a strange lack of subtlety in dismissing studies and anecdotes supporting the fact that turnstile-jumping is a crime born of poverty.
It’s been nearly two weeks since the Daily News broke the story about the white teacher in the Bronx who, in a lesson on slavery and the Middle Passage, made Black students in several classes lie face down on the ...
Critics want to replace NYCHA’s most effective leader in decades.
The White House recently released a transcript of remarks made by Vice President Mike Pence.
I really tried to stay away from this story of the Bronx teacher stepping on the backs of Black students during a lesson on slavery.
Let’s begin with a wager. Walk into almost any barbershop in the Black community and start talking about the #metoo movement, and I bet you the atmosphere will change.
In his first year leading the nation, President Donald Trump has achieved numerous victories and delivered huge benefits to the American people.
We write to you to request that the City Council’s Committee on Public Safety hold public hearings on the so-called gang raids that have been executed in the city by the NYPD,
The crisis in the New York City Housing Authority’s ability to provide heat, hot water, safe and healthy living conditions is not grounded in lack of competency, transparency or oversight.
One of the key elements of the 2016 presidential election was the effort by right wing forces to suppress the voting of groups that do not support their politics.