Black liberalism ain’t cutting it!

In 1967 Dr. King said, “The majority of [Black] political leaders … are still selected by white leadership, elevated to positions, supplied with resources and inevitably subjected to white control.

Keeping our eyes on the prize

During African-American History Month, it is customary to review our progress on the long road to freedom.

Water in Frackville contaminated 2,500 inmates and employees

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at 4 p.m., 200 South Broad St., in Philadelphia, prisoner rights advocates, concerned citizens and supporters of International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal will hold a demonstration outside Gov. Tom Wolf’s office in Philadelphia, ...

Steve Bannon on the National Security Council—Why not?

Since President Donald Trump named Steve Bannon, his chief strategist, to the National Security Council’s principals committee, the left has erupted in all kinds of moral outrage.

Supreme Court nominee: Smooth-talking anti-civil rights conservative

Neil Gorsuch, 49, poised to be the next justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, was introduced to the world Monday.

URBAN AGENDA: Betsy DeVos and the charter school test

This week controversial school choice advocate Betsy DeVos became the new U.S. Secretary of Education.

Educational free market or educational free fall?

The educational crisis in the United States is a well-known but little discussed fact. In international educational rankings developed by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, in 2014 the U.S. ranked 24th in reading, 28th in science and 36th ...

Presidents change, but our values should not

The president of the United States may have changed, but our values should not.

Mayor Bill de Blasio: We can help you sign up for health insurance

When people have insurance they can see a doctor and deal with small problems before they become big ones. When people have insurance they know that an illness won’t leave them owing lots of money.

An ode to the Liberal Kraken

I can remember vividly the first time I met David. It was in the winter of 2002. My colleague Nancie and I were on the train coming from New York to D.C., and everyone on the train recognized me, and ...

What’s going on?

The Donald Trump inauguration is the unapologetic installation of white supremacy in the White House. This ascendancy of Jim Crow racism is coupled with brazen declarations of the rights of big business and the banks to intensify their exploitation of ...

What does the death penalty solve?

Dylan Roof, the murderer of nine innocent praying churchgoers from Mother Emmanuel AME Church, has been sentenced to death for his heartless crime.

Making the Case for Progressive Policies

Now that Trump has been sworn in as our country’s 45th President, what will this mean for Harlem and other communities around the nation?

The Inauguration is upon us

In just a few days, thousands of Republicans and Trump supporters will gather in Washington, D.C., to witness the swearing -n of the 45th president.

A true statesman: President Obama’s legacy

Au revoir, President Obama. President Barack Hussein Obama, 55, departs the White House with a legacy of sweeping change and political controversy.