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The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Christina Greer reflects on the legacy Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. left behind, and why it important to keep that legacy alive.

Happy New Year

Welcome, 2016! As we emerge from the 2015 fog, I am wishing everyone a 2016 filled with peace, prosperity and forward advancement in all portions of your life.

Some New York politicians are not truthful to the working class

It’s not easy to explain viable alternatives to sharply raising the minimum wage.

Does Obama have a terrorism blind spot?

Many people continue to reflect and remark about the strange eulogy President Barack Obama delivered from the Oval Office in the aftermath of the San Bernardino attacks.

Why we’re marching on King Day

Jan. 18, millions around the world will observe the birthday of our beloved Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Who loses, who thrives when white creatives tell Black stories?

The year 2015 saw the rise of “#BlackLivesMatter” and “#BlackGirlsMatter,” both movements helmed by powerful, fearless Black women. In 2016, I’m starting “#BlackPerspectivesMatter.”

Goodbye, 2015, and a special message to my incarcerated brothers and sisters

This last column in 2015 is dedicated to my incarcerated brothers and sisters across the country.

A Black woman in medicine should not be an anomaly

The way I view race has drastically changed from the beginning of my medical career until now.

The year ahead: A changing of the guard amidst a brave new world

The famed satirist Aldus Huxley once remarked, “Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.”

Retrospective on a year of intransigence and volatility

By all accounts, the political arena has proven to be full of surprises in 2015.

Black Lives Matter: The new Civil Rights Movement

Growing up in the South Bronx, my community and I were accustomed to watching headlines of “police brutality” against Blacks and Latinos on the evening news.

The true meaning of Christmas: Down with Santa, up with Jesus

Having ended my career as head coach of track and field at Brown University in Providence, R.I., 30 years, I viewed my first video of Minister Louis Farrakhan, titled “The True Meaning of Christmas,” filmed at Temple No. 11 in ...

Sandra Bland: Non-indictment is an indictment on the realities of race

As 2015 comes to a close, I am trying to process all that has happened this year. The senseless killings by the state and by officers sworn to protect the citizens of the United States. The uprisings. The unanswered questions.

Our Community's Biggest Challenges Are Neglected When Ideology Prevails

Under the leadership of President Obama, the United States has taken unprecedented action to begin addressing climate change - one of the biggest issues facing our time.

Public housing: Smoke-free buildings with leaking roofs?

Now that HUD has proposed regulations banning smoking in public housing, government concern about the health of residents seems to be gaining currency.