Don’t shut the door on promise

Throughout its history the City University of New York has delivered remarkably well on a straightforward promise to all New Yorkers – regardless of wealth, race or national origin, if you give us your best efforts, we will give you ...

The Democratic Party’s immoral “high-ground” on racial identity politics

Racial identity politics has long been the domain of the Democratic Party, where the hegemony of the liberal-left has taken root.

URBAN AGENDA - Trump’s New Deal for Black America: How’s That Working For Us?

“What do you have to lose?” This was the question Donald Trump robustiously put to blacks in America in an appeal for our vote in the 2016 presidential election

Brooklyn district attorney candidate forum: Five days before election

The district attorney is one of the most powerful positions in the criminal justice system. The DA determines whether to charge the accused and has an impact on everything from which charges to file, suggested bail amounts, the contours of ...

Let’s take our minds off things

I know the daily news has been quite stressful for many people. Whether you are concerned about white supremacists taking over your neighborhood, North Korea’s Kim Jung-un and nuclear threats or just having an incredibly incompetent president at the helm, ...

‘The Unauthorized Psychoanalysis of Donald Trump’

So far, 61,734 mental health professionals have signed a petition initiated by psychologist Dr. John Gartner calling for “the removal of President Donald Trump from office” because of “serious mental illness” that they agree, “renders him psychologically incapable of competently ...

Israel flying high as it deepens global ties in Argentina

A flight by Israel’s national air carrier El Al to Argentina next month would be a historic first, if it were not for Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann.

What next?

I don’t know about you, but I am absolutely exhausted with this presidential administration. We were warned that DJT would govern with chaos and surprise.

‘The Unauthorized Psychoanalysis of Donald Trump’

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual number 5 of the American Psychiatric Association provides an interesting alternative to the popularly held notion that Donald Trump lies all the time

Confederate statues fall, but economic racism lingers

Cheers to New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, one of the first mayors to take Confederate statues down and make the strong point that these statues represent nothing but oppression. You should check out the speech he delivered, in May, at ...

End Museum Admission Fees: Stop Cultural Elitism

Divides between the rich and the poor are nothing new in New York City, but nowhere is the chasm more vividly on display than in the crowds that visit the city’s preeminent museums.

White supremacy as the norm

Just a few days ago, the South rose again. The photos and video coming out of the University of Virginia and the greater Charlottesville, Va. area were clear and explicit examples of how the foundation of white supremacy and anti-Black ...

It's time for Blacks to stand up and fight Trump

Donald Trump once famously asked the African American community: “What do you have to lose?” We now have the answer. Everything.

The unauthorized psychoanalysis of Donald Trump

If the world wanted to prevent the arrival of a narcissistic, vulgar, big-mouthed, lying, misogynic, bullying, immigrant bashing, racist, alleged rapist, president of the United States named Donald Trump, it would have to had to have started at least two ...

This time is no time for moral midgetry

While our hearts go out to those killed and injured amid violent conflicts between white supremacist and neo-Nazi demonstrators and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Va., one thing is clear: bigotry and racial hatred were the primary causes of the casualties.