Muslim teen expertly assembles media stunt, not merely a clock

America is a great nation, but its people are currently living in very dangerous times.

The importance of job training programs and STEM programs in NYC

While New York City continues to rebound from the economic downturn, in many parts of our city residents are being left out of the recovery.

A mass shooting every week during Obama’s second term

Blood is on everyone’s hand in America, because we have the power to stop horrendous acts of murder with guns, yet nothing is done.

We agree—increase Social Security benefits!

Perhaps taking a cue from the outrageous remarks made by Donald Trump that has made him the frontrunner of the GOP pack for several months now as the presidential nominee...

My dear lost America

It is a shame that after all these years, the Black socio-political structure seems inept.

To curb Chiraq violence, bring in the NOI

This past Monday evening, a family of six was gunned down as they returned to their home.

Urban Agenda: A Break from Bloomberg/Giuliani “Punish the Poor” doctorine

When ideology trumps common sense you get failed policies. That was the case with the city’s approach to “Welfare to Work” programs under the previous two mayors.

Cuomo helps low-paid workers come out of the shadows

I proudly took the stage at the Jacob Javits Center Sept. 10 with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Vice President Joseph Biden and other leaders to announce Cuomo’s “Campaign for Economic Justice,” which seeks to make New York the first ...

Farewell to the carpenter

In many ways, the job of the speaker of the House is much like that of a craftsman.

Save the West Indian Day Parade

Each Labor Day weekend, thousands of New Yorkers gather to celebrate “One Caribbean, One People, One Voice.”

No housing and job discrimination against New Yorkers with criminal convictions

For too many formerly incarcerated men and women, their criminal past condemns them to a dismal future.

Seeking the missing American worker

One of the striking facets of the economic downturn that started in 2008 and the “recovery” that has continued until today is the unprecedented slack in the American labor force.

Justice or else

As the summer months have passed and the winds of fall are upon us, we are 16 days away from the 20th anniversary of the historic Million Man March.

A fire department that reflects the city it serves

More than 40 years ago the Vulcan and Hispanic Societies filed a lawsuit against the New York City Civil Service Commission charging that the New York City Fire Department’s (FDNY) hiring practices were discriminatory.

Time to unite on Iran

Fourteen years ago, a terrible thing happened to our country, to our city, when terrorists attacked us on Sept. 11.