For hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers – most all of them black and brown – having a criminal record is a life-altering event.
Hundreds of newspapers have disappeared in the last 15 years and readership is on the decline. No newspaper is immune from the migration of readership to online platforms, dwindling ad revenues, fragmented audiences and even reduced attention spans.
Black South Carolina journalist discusses the recent decision to allow the University of Texas to continue to use affirmative action in its admissions process.
Assemblyman Charles Barron reflects on his friend the late Afeni Shakur
My family and I were deeply troubled to hear of the tragic disregard for human life that took place in Orlando, Fla., Sunday morning, just two days after my father’s funeral.
Jordan Paterson gives his take on the Orlando massacre and how it impacts all Americans.
Hana Ali is the third-youngest child of Muhammad Ali. She discusses the recent shooting massacre in Orlando and what her father would say.
At age 34, Aja Brown is the mayor of Compton, Calf. and is one of the youngest mayors in the nation. Battling with a gang problem and unemployment in her city, she highlights a plan to get young men off ...
So reality is upon us. The Orange One has secured the GOP nomination for the presidency.
Economic inequality has an even higher cost than many people realize.
Rev. Jesse Jackson discusses the passing of Muhammad Ali.
Every year, the city of New York spends billions of dollars on construction projects around the five boroughs.
The Community Service Society recently launched The Color Line in the 21st Century, a discussion series that invites diverse groups of activists, thought leaders, and community members to examine the exclusionary effects of race, class, and criminal punishment and to ...
In Swahili Harambe or Harambee means to “pull together,” but it resonates currently as the name of the silverback gorilla that was shot and killed at the Cincinnati Zoo Saturday after a child fell into the animal’s enclosure.