America is a great nation, but its people are currently living in very dangerous times.
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.
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.
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...
It is a shame that after all these years, the Black socio-political structure seems inept.
This past Monday evening, a family of six was gunned down as they returned to their home.
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.
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 ...
In many ways, the job of the speaker of the House is much like that of a craftsman.
Each Labor Day weekend, thousands of New Yorkers gather to celebrate “One Caribbean, One People, One Voice.”
For too many formerly incarcerated men and women, their criminal past condemns them to a dismal future.
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.
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.
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.
Fourteen years ago, a terrible thing happened to our country, to our city, when terrorists attacked us on Sept. 11.