NYC Health + Hospitals and the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs today re-released a joint open letter to New Yorkers ...
Every time another school shooting occurs in America, it’s common to hear a chorus of “thoughts and prayers,” a symbolic term used by politicians who pretend to care about the tragedy.
Spring is finally upon us. It seems like the never-ending cold weather will soon subside and we will all begin to emerge from our respective cocoons.
As AIPAC’s annual conference opens this week in Washington, the group finds itself caught squarely amid the quadruple cross-hairs of a deeply divided Israel and the fractured state of U.S. politics.
In 2015 I was arrested in the Bronx and charged for a crime I did not commit.
Smoking rates have hit a record low across the country thanks to shifting public attitudes and stringent policies
Across the nation, more and more states are recognizing that America’s system of cash bail has for too long kept people behind bars, most of them people of color, for simply lacking the money to pay bail -- and now ...
Recently, I have been using these pages to raise the alarm on New York’s growing student loan debt crisis, and the urgent need for the state to do something about it.
In the latest frenzy of outrage and recrimination, the collective disdain and finger-pointing and “how could they-ism” of the media establishment has new, fresh meat: the wealthy and sometimes famous and sometimes powerful parents who were involved in a scheme ...
Like many, I have been following the debates surrounding congestion pricing in New York.
ric Garner, Mohamed Bah, Deborah Danner, Saheed Vassell, John Callado, Malcolm Ferguson, Delrawn Small, Ramarley Graham, Nicholas Heyward Jr., Sean Bell, Eleanor Bumpurs, Amadou Diallo.
New York City is one of the most diverse cities in the world. Over 80 percent of New Yorkers are either women or people of color.
As rational, thinking adults, we kinda knew something was amiss with Michael. We subscribed to the Peter Pan and/or asexual fallacy ’cause we needed to.
Actress Lori Loughlin was taken into custody by the FBI Wednesday in Los Angeles after she, fellow movie star Felicity Huffman and 48 others were charged in a $25 million college admissions scam that ABC News said has prompted repercussions ...
The latest report from the U.S. Labor Department has provided still another answer to the infamous question of “What the hell do [African Americans] have to lose?”
The White House has recently announced a plan to form a committee to analyze the challenges climate change will cause to national security.