President Obama is urging fathers to get more involved in their children’s life.
This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a new proposed policy to cut carbon pollution from America’s power plants. As we enter the summer months, now is the time to think about climate change and clean energy.
Ras Baraka, one of the sons of the late poet and playwright Amiri Baraka, handily beat rival Shavar Jeffries to become the next mayor of his father’s city, Newark, N.J. How he did it was no mystery to those paying ...
It was recently nationally reported that “New York schools (public and charter) suffer from worse racial segregation than in any other U.S. state.” Throughout New York City schools, all classes get dismal marks for diversity. It was surprising to many ...
New York City has become a hotbed for education reformers making promises to ready Black and Brown children for college and their careers, even as young as kindergarten.
On April 23, Lupita Nyong’o was named the “Most Beautiful Person” in People magazine
We, as New Yorkers, are a step closer to achieving our right to know what is in all of the food that we eat. Recently, the New York state Assembly’s Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee endorsed a measure that would ...
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Day, this letter, written by Chancellor Carmen Farina, is being distributed to 75,000 public school teachers to show appreciation and gratitude for their dedication to improving the lives of our students. Dear colleagues, Few of ...
Think about what your life was like when you were a teenager.
The U.S. Black Chambers (USBC) is a business organization.
Charles Barron will be joined by former NFL star Walter Beach of the Cleveland Browns in a presentation entitled “Jump Ball: Blacks Rising Up to Fight for Power, Ownership and Self-Determination in Sports” on Thursday, May 1.
The financial crisis hit hard throughout the country, but here in New York we are continuing to feel the damage in a profound and personal way.
The weather is getting warmer in New York City, to what should be the delight of everyone.
I am generally a cheerleader for New York City’s public schools, having attended them and sent all six of my children to them as well.
Is mainstream media a part of the cover-up of the Alfred Wright lynching case?