Every January I make a commitment to try to read at least 12 fiction books in the year. For the past five years, I have been setting this goal and for the past five years I have come up slightly ...
For almost 30 years, China has been carefully maneuvering to become the most powerful economy on the planet.
Amid 244 years of slavery and another 91 years of legalized segregation, there is yet another apprehension that Black Americans might feel regarding the actions of the United States government and its subsidiaries.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s peculiar reluctance to embrace Fair Fares, half-priced MetroCards for the city’s lowest income families, was on display last week as the mayor traveled up to Harlem to announce a partial roll out of the long-awaited anti-poverty ...
The NAACP released the a statement about the ongoing government shutdown.
The 116th Congress, sworn in on January 3, is the most diverse our nation has ever seen.
Welcome to 2019! Hopefully, the first few days of 2019 have been filled with a sense of energy and purpose.
As 2018 draws to a close, we face many challenges and unsettling truths as a country. We must resolve to do better.
We are clergy members and leaders of communities of faith, with thousands of parishioners who live in NYCHA developments across the city.
Donald Trump’s Department of Justice and a group of 20,000 unnamed and unknown Asian-Americans who call themselves Students for Fair Admissions are suing Harvard University in federal court in Boston seeking to strike down affirmative action at colleges and universities.
I don’t know about you, but 2018 was filled with the unexpected. My 2018 started with a fire and it is ending with the feeling of being surrounded by ashes and rising above them.
In the words of Yogi Berra, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” The recent announcement that Nexstar Media Group will be buying Tribune Media Company for $4.1 billion sure looks a lot like the $3.9 billion merger Sinclair Broadcast Group ...
One of New York City’s last resorts for housing moderate income and poor New Yorkers is under threat, and all New Yorkers need to stand up to protect it.
In 2018, many Black people in America believe that it is not important or relevant to consider themselves Black.
Racist. Cruel. Diabolical. Those are the words that describe what President Trump is doing in the name of the American people to deny entry to more immigrants while punishing hundreds of thousands who are here legally.