Satire along the lines of French cartoon magazine Charlie Hebdo’s pointed scoffing has always been associated with lethality.
Now that we have completed the festivities of the transition from one year to the next, we might want to reflect on what has been happening in Sudan before, during and now after our celebrations.
If there has ever been a question of whether the NYPD is out of control, the answer is certainly evident at this point. It is.
Happy New Year, Amsterdam News readers.
Two weeks ago, I went to the burial of my first cousin Sandy’s 29-year-old son. He was murdered by another young Black male in Florida. I had never met her son, Gibran, but knew of him, and I knew what ...
There is not much left that can be said about the Michael Brown case in Ferguson, Mo. Minds have been made up and battle lines drawn.
My name is Assata Shakur, and I am a 20th century escaped slave. Because of government persecution, I was left with no other choice than to flee from the political repression, racism and violence that dominate the U.S. government’s policy ...
While the world observes the recent acts of police killings and brutality, and the exonerations of the policemen, it should be emphasized that there is nothing new about these events.
I don’t usually get so personal in these columns, but today I want you to know that I feel particularly blessed.
For nearly 20 years, I’ve been involved in the Civil Rights Movement and have organized protests around some of the most high-profile police brutality cases of the past two decades.
Since Black life matters, then ... fire Police Commissioner Bratton and rid this city of his broken windows theory.
Since Darren Wilson shot down Michael Brown, these words have been a rallying cry and a balm for our spirits.
In the aftermath of the democratic defeat in the midterm election in 2014, President Barack Obama...
By the time Marion Barry died this past Sunday morning, he had already been buried several times by the mainstream media.
While the country contemplates how the midterm results will impact policies, one thing hasn’t changed: the administration and some members of Congress are still pushing for a new trade deal that makes the North American Free Trade Agreement look puny.