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Real reason Republicans are ditching Trump? It's white women

Emory University law professor Dorothy A. Brown shares her views on why Republicans are really dumping Trump.

UN call for Black reparations penetrates US presidential election

From the New York Post to The Washington Post, written and electronic mass media across the country have broadly covered the report of a United Nations working group’s call for reparations for Black people, but has imposed a news blackout ...

Remembering Shimon Peres, a man of wisdom

Columnist Armstrong Williams reflects on the passing of Shimon Peres

Community demands safely run nuclear power plants

Frank Fraley, President SHARE (Safe Healthy, Affordable, Reliable Energy) pens an open letter about nuclear power safety.

URBAN AGENDA: Eviction prevention is good housing policy

Fifty-seven years ago, the Supreme Court upheld providing counsel in criminal proceedings as a constitutional right: when life and liberty interests were at stake, the court’s Gideon v. Wainwright ruling held that individuals were entitled to a court-appointed attorney if ...

It’s GOTV time

Not in at least a half-century have we witnessed a national presidential election in which the candidates hold such vastly different views.

President Barack Obama proclaims National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 2016

President Barack Obama's proclamation for Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2016.

Practicing self-care

These past few weeks I have not slept well. It seems as if each night I lie awake for more than two hours while my mind races about every minor and major event, detail and problem I’ve read about and ...

Terence Crutcher's sister: 'We’re demanding that justice be served'

While we have coverage elsewhere in the paper, we thought it would be instructive to allow Dr. Tiffany Crutcher, Terence’s twin sister, to recount the incident, express the family’s feelings and present their call for justice.

One in Five New Yorkers Still Live in Poverty

The latest Census Bureau figures were released last week, an annual year-to-year analysis of the nation’s economic and social well-being based on measures such as income, health coverage and poverty rates.

Let’s not forget about gender

I am a proud Black American woman and often think of my primary identity as being Black American. However, after watching Matt Lauer’s “interview” with presidential candidates Clinton and Trump, I quickly realized that I must be much more vigilant ...

Letter to Black community: Escalation of State Department propaganda warfare to undermine Zimbabwe

This is an open letter to the Black community on the escalation of the State Department propaganda warfare to undermine the Republic of Zimbabwe’s sovereignty and independence.

The Black vote: A monolithic betrayal of diversity

Although I have been a so-called Black American and a social conservative all my life—and found the two aspects of my identity to be remarkably congruent—I am always surprised when confronted with some of the vitriol that I and my ...

Archie Bunker still lives within some, many or most of us

Politicians are human and occasionally they cannot contain themselves, allowing their true sentiments to come out; sometimes in droplets hardly noticed, but sometimes in damaging blurbs.

Black lives mattered on 9/11

"It was no surprise when the 12 Black firefighters who died that day didn’t seem to get the same recognition as the white firefighters who also gave their lives."