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More turmoil from Trump

More turmoil from Trump

Medical breakthroughs and a prognosis for a better year

“Although we’ve come to the end of the road” are popular lyrics from a song by Boyz II Men. This refrain is squarely tied to the current president.

Sen. Brian Benjamin we want Elder Parole consideration

As a lifelong resident of Harlem, I have seen a lot change over the years. Where we used to have uptown and downtown, now people talk about SoHo and NoHo, and there are new storefronts and buildings on every block ...

Happy New Year

We are in our last day of one of the most trying years of our lives…and we survived! No matter the circumstance, we actually thrived.

How the pandemic brought us opportunity for health, wealth and happiness

It is often said that health is wealth, and at no time in our lives has this truism proven more correct than during the COVID-19 pandemic and the U.S. political upheaval.

Happy Holidays

I am wishing happy holidays to you and yours. This holiday season may feel a bit different from previous years.

URBAN AGENDA: Black America Poised to Cash President-Elect Biden’s I.O.U.

There is an I.O.U. in Black America’s pocket as President-Elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. steps into the Oval Office.

Why Black people cannot trust the Pfizer vaccine

For reasons well beyond Tuskegee, Black people are rightly suspicious of the COVID-19 vaccines being rolled out in “warp speed.”

A Better and Brighter Day is on its way

Like most Americans, I am deeply concerned about the coronavirus and its devastating impact, particularly on the poor and on communities of color.

We must stay vigilant

The presidential election was roughly one and a half months ago and the president of the United States has yet to concede.

Support democracy by giving Joe Biden a chance

The election is over, the votes have been tallied and like it or not, the Electoral College has certified Joe Biden as our new president-elect.

As long as we have wee

In 1974, during the Watergate scandal, renowned children’s book writer Dr. Seuss sent a copy of his book, “Marvin K. Mooney” to newspaper columnist Art Buchwald, in which “Marvin K. Mooney” had been crossed out and replaced with “Richard M. ...

The holiday season is among us

This holiday season is unlike any other we have experienced before. Many of us are spending time by ourselves and not with our families and friends.

URBAN AGENDA: Ranked Voting Presents Challenge for Board of Elections

The 2020 presidential election marks the end of New York City’s traditional primaries, runoffs and special elections and the start of ranked-choice voting.

Addressing our elderly—there’s a hunger epidemic within the pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to claim lives we tend to focus on the number of lives lost.