We must stop criminalizing poverty

The other day, I witnessed a 17-year-old Black girl get arrested for jumping a turnstile at a subway station.

Remarkable similarities exist between Saudi plot to kill Jamal Khashoggi and 9/11

While the intricacies surrounding the kidnapping, torture and murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Turkey Oct. 2 remain shrouded in a web of intrigue, one thing is remarkably clear.

Implement the Family First Prevention Services Act

More than 400,00 children are in foster care across the United States, and most are children of color. This number will only increase because of the current opioid crisis in the country.

Are Black folks taking a knee instead of voting in 2018?

It is now days after the 2018 election, and everyone in America is saying that was the most important election in our lifetime.

The Chisholm Legacy

November 5th marked the historic 50th Anniversary of the first African American woman elected to the U.S. Congress, Rep. Shirley Chisholm.

NAACP President an CEO Derrick Johnson responds to Midterm Election results

NAACP President Derrick Johnson response to the Midterm Elections and what's next.

We are all to blame for violence

Today, we live in an ever-expanding society that is becoming increasingly open.

URBAN AGENDA:The Answer to Healthier Communities

In 1990, New York City faced a health crisis. Across nine poor urban neighborhoods with 1.7 million people, only 28 providers were able to provide the basic standards of primary care.

NYC’s disappearing affordable housing

In the Brooklyn neighborhoods I represent, homeowners are increasingly subject to insidious fraud scams and deed theft, and they face the ever-present risk of foreclosure because of the lingering effects of the financial crisis.

A permanent Democratic majority

We are officially less than a month away from some pretty historic elections that I believe will fundamentally alter the political landscape of this Congress and the country for the next 8 to 10 years.

There is a Black wave sweeping across the State of Florida

Many political experts and pundits will admit that their polls were wrong when they discussed which Democratic candidate would win the Florida governor’s primary election.

Women-owned small businesses celebrated in October

October is Women’s Small Business Month, making now a perfect time to highlight accomplishments of women entrepreneurs and small-business owners across the nation.

COMMENTARY: School Grading Practices Are Inaccurate and Inequitable to Black Children

The battle for equity in our schools is not only a fight to guarantee access to great teaching and high-quality learning environments, programs, and materials.

URBAN AGENDA: Five Questions for NYCHA

NYCHA and its public housing residents have reached a critical turning point.

The new Supreme Court

Just a few days ago, 50 Republican senators cast the deciding votes for Brett Kavanaugh to ascend to the highest court in the U.S. The Supreme Court was initially envisioned by the framers of the Constitution to be an unbiased ...