Seeking rights for the disabled

In 1990 the United States Congress passed the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) which prohibits discrimination based on disability.

Donald Trump will always envy President Barack Obama

What makes a person jealous of someone else? There are some factors that play into this character flaw.

Black History Month––Sankofa

Sankofa is a word in the Twi language of Ghana that literally translates “fetch it,” “go back and get it” or “it is not wrong to go back for that which you have forgotten.”

Big insurance must help end surprise medical billing

It is a serious financial problem that far too many African Americans – from impoverished individuals to working-class families — face these days in the bewilderingly complicated health-care market: Getting hit with an unexpected bill after a hospital stay or ...

Bloomberg the bamboozler

It’s likely that even with his abysmal record on racial justice and in spite of his woefully inadequate, pained and halting pseudo-apology for the generational decimation of New York styled ‘stop and frisk,’ Blacks and Browns appear open to surrendering ...

The POTUS acquittal has eroded the nation’s sensibilities

The POTUS was impeached by the House of Representatives and was acquitted two weeks ago by the Senate.

URBAN AGENDA: Rezoning rich and poor neighborhoods are two different things

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to rezone 15 New York City neighborhoods in order to fuel new housing development has hit a rough patch, and people are blaming anti-development feelings.

Bloomberg the bamboozler

It’s likely that even with his abysmal record on racial justice and in spite of his woefully inadequate

Happy Black History Month

Every February this nation celebrates Black History Month.

Palestinians should give Trump peace plan a chance

President Trump’s brilliant plan for Mideast peace has triggered a sandstorm of negativity and deflection from the regular naysayers who attack anything the president says and does.

What color is a hate crime: a tale of two Schwartzes

Schwartz is the German word for Black. So, anyway, two white Schwartzes have committed heinous crimes with no punishment proportionate to their crimes.

Plantation politics in minority broadcasting

When I tell you that you can count the number of African American commercial TV station owners in the U.S. on one hand, I mean it literally. There are only five – and I’m one of them.

Rep. Waters: Impeached President, Illegitimate Acquittal

Today’s illegitimate acquittal is fitting for a dishonorable, unpatriotic, dangerous, illegitimate, and impeached president.

What an embarrassing display

All I can do is shake my head at the road on which we currently find ourselves. Our democracy is literally hanging on by a thread, largely due to the actions of Republican senators who are pledging loyalty to Donald ...

‘Megxit’ puts class divide into focus

Much has been said about the global rise of populism and the extent to which this resurgent movement underlies both Brexit and MAGA.