It was good news, without question, when President Barack Obama announced that the United States will send 3,000 troops to West Africa to help with the deadly Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
Lest we forget, the business of the criminal justice system deals with lives.
There has been a lot of focus on the decline of fatherhood in the Black community, as the proportion of Black children growing up in single-parent (overwhelmingly female-headed) households has exploded since the 1960s.
By almost any standards, President Barak Obama defies easy classification.
Like many patriotic Americans, I am aching right now in the wake of the death of Mike Brown, the Ferguson, Mo., young man who was gunned down by police, and the ensuing unrest among community members seeking answers and the ...
In the wake of the televised beheading of American journalist Tim Foley, there have been urgent calls in the media for an intensified U.S. military response to the Islamic State group (ISIS or ISIL) responsible for Foley’s gruesome murder and ...
Bertha Lewis and Zephyr Treachout give their view on what people can learn from the Michael Brown shooting.
When stores open their doors to customers, they are inviting all members of the public to come in and spend their hard-earned money.
Brooklyn City Council Member Robert Cornegy share's his thoughts about policing.
"Individual self-esteem is now determined by how many people follow you on social media and how many likes you get. But self-esteem should be based on the undisputed truth that we’re created in the image of God."
I have only heard of Birmingham...the marches...the protests. I wasn’t there. But now we have Ferguson.
"Let me quickly say though: Putting Black faces in high places doesn’t necessarily mean things will change. We don’t want to just change the complexion of power; we want to change the direction of power."
You can’t trust a friend who ties strings around your friendship. You can’t trust a priest who laughs at your confessions and shares them with comedians.
As a longtime resident of Bedford-Stuyvesant, who directly experienced stop-and-frisk abuses and police misconduct and was a plaintiff in the initial federal lawsuit against discriminatory NYPD practices after the 1999 murder of Amadou Diallo by NYPD officers, I am greatly ...
In report after report, story after story, there is nothing but bad news from several of our city agencies. If they have any validity, then the NYPD, the Corrections Department, the EMS and EMT and the Civilian Complaint Review Board ...