As Americans, the threat of terrorism today seems at a comfortable, manageable distance—miles, oceans and armies away.
A short time ago, I was at an event, talking to some very smart people about what we can do to address our mental health crisis.
As Obama Champions Democracy in Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo Descends into Political Chaos as its President Clings to Power
As President Barack Obama sought to advance the principles of democracy on a historic trip to his father’s homeland of Kenya last week, the hope for a fair democratic process in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo appeared to be ...
The most important concept in business is leverage.
Longtime readers of this column know that over the years I have been particularly vocal about the crisis of out of school, out of work young people.
Statistics show that gun violence goes up during summer holiday weekends, but that fact does not make it any easier for a mother, father, brother or sister dealing with the loss of a loved one due to senseless acts of ...
The Newark Anti-Violence Coalition, like a large sea of the human family, roundly and wholeheartedly condemns the vicious, savage, sinister, racist slaughter of the people of Mother Emmanuel AME, including a beloved daughter of Newark’s Vailsburg section, the Rev. Sharonda ...
A little over one week ago, pure evil visited the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C.
A quick search of want ads in just about any newspaper reveals the problem: “No felonies.”
The advertisements would have us believe that fast-food restaurants are the savior of the working parent, too tired to cook and in need of a quick, reasonably priced way to feed the family.
As President Obama moves to implement policies that his administration says will reduce smog levels, he is facing a backlash in the urban and largely Black communities that are at the core of his political base and key to the ...
The United Clergy Caucus is a heterodox convening of African-American clergy from across the five counties of New York City.
I recently visited Los Angeles, and each time I touch down and see the Pacific Ocean, I always feel like I am cheating on New York City just a bit.
As we approach the midpoint of the year, New York City residents are eager for a summer filled with outdoor activities, street fairs and community-based events throughout the five boroughs.
Former South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth’s trial started Tuesday.