As the weather finally begins to change, I am inspired by the phrase “Keep it current.” It may seem like a simple or even abstract phrase to some, but it is quickly becoming a guiding principle for me in all ...
The reality of being Black in America is not understood by white people, and many prefer to treat us as if we don’t exist or will eventually disappear.
For a select few in the know, the election and re-election of President Barack Obama and the passage of his signature Affordable Care Act mark not the pinnacle (as is widely assumed) but rather the end of a golden era ...
Black men know why we are murdered. We talk about it.
First conceived in 1971, the 421-a tax exemption was billed as a stimulant for a lagging private residential market with a strong affordability mission built in.
Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Dante Parker, Ezell Ford, Kajieme Powell, Akai Gurley, Tamir Rice, Rumain Brisbon, Noel Polanco, Jersey Green, Barrington Williams, Kyam Livingston, Clinton Allen, Aaron Brown, Derek Williams, David Raya, Manuel Diaz, Richard “Pedie” Perez, Ramiro James Villegas, ...
The events that have occurred over the past year in Ferguson, Staten Island, Cleveland, Baltimore and so many other cities and towns across the country have shown many people in this country that we have an epidemic on our hands.
It has been known throughout the long continuum of the African(a) experience that when an elder dies, it is as if a library burns.
In our effort to halt the Iranian progress toward nuclear weapons capability, timing is critical.
I am sure I am not the only person who feels this way, but my spirit aches each time I read a story about a young Black boy or girl dying at the hands of the police.
The Nigerian elections have come and gone, and everything old is new again. Some of the new from the old is even more confusing and traumatic as time goes by.
Let’s face it. Baltimore has been a riot for decades.
“Justice needs to be served,” says President Barack Obama. “What I think people of Baltimore want more than anything else is the truth. That’s what people around the country expect.”
The announcement of the indictment of the six Baltimore police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray by Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby has shown us that the tenets of justice can work.
Before six Baltimore police officers were indicted last week in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old African-American who suffered a fatal spinal cord injury while in the custody of police, sections of this city mired in economic stagnation and ...