Let’s not forget about gender

I am a proud Black American woman and often think of my primary identity as being Black American. However, after watching Matt Lauer’s “interview” with presidential candidates Clinton and Trump, I quickly realized that I must be much more vigilant ...

Letter to Black community: Escalation of State Department propaganda warfare to undermine Zimbabwe

This is an open letter to the Black community on the escalation of the State Department propaganda warfare to undermine the Republic of Zimbabwe’s sovereignty and independence.

The Black vote: A monolithic betrayal of diversity

Although I have been a so-called Black American and a social conservative all my life—and found the two aspects of my identity to be remarkably congruent—I am always surprised when confronted with some of the vitriol that I and my ...

Archie Bunker still lives within some, many or most of us

Politicians are human and occasionally they cannot contain themselves, allowing their true sentiments to come out; sometimes in droplets hardly noticed, but sometimes in damaging blurbs.

Black lives mattered on 9/11

"It was no surprise when the 12 Black firefighters who died that day didn’t seem to get the same recognition as the white firefighters who also gave their lives."

Path to Mumia’s freedom

A new legal action filed by Mumia Abu-Jamal in the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas Aug. 7, 2016, provides a path in the courts to overturn Mumia’s conviction and win his freedom.

Leveraging $3.2 Billion MTA Contract to Create Good Jobs for Our Communities

Today companies competing for a $3.2 billion Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) contract to produce more than 1,000 subway cars, with the potential to create thousands of jobs here in New York, will gather for a pre-proposal conference in Manhattan.

Someone come and get Rudy Giuliani

It appears the former mayor has attached his rusty rocket to the bandwagon of hatred and lunacy of the Republican nominee. Giuliani cannot seem to pass up an opportunity to praise the orange one, denigrate Obama and Hillary Clinton whenever ...

The moral origins of Trump’s improbable rise to power

Literally seven out of every 10 political stories published in the mainstream media this year have centered upon the improbable campaign for president of Donald Trump.

To the office Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark

A open Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark on the Mamadou Diallo case from Sam Disu.

Climate change: challenge and opportunity

Heavy rainfall and historic flooding in Louisiana last month took the lives of 13 residents and damaged 60,000 homes.

We are all Milwaukee

When I was in high school, my family moved to a town approximately 10 minutes away from the Wisconsin border. I called it my father’s “Norman Rockwell phase” because of the lack of racial diversity in much of the area

Father of Nicholas Heyward asks Brooklyn DA to reopen son's case

The father of Nicholas Heyward Jr. pens an open letter to Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson about his son's case.

Race and the 2016 presidential campaign

In his opening salvo as a candidate for the office of president, Donald Trump issued the following statement: “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best …

URBAN AGENDA | Milwaukee: Developing a New Model, Community and Policing

Fifty-two year old mother and grandmother Valencia Morgan asked that question last week as she stood among other black residents of Milwaukee’s Sherman Park. Just days earlier her community was the scene of violent protests that saw businesses burnt down ...