Commissioner Bratton has developed a knack for talking about improving police-community relations out of one side of his mouth and then opening chasms between him and New York’s communities of color on the other.
Roscoe Brown man of enormous accomplishment, he came of age at a time when American institutions were segregated, lynching of blacks occurred on a regular basis in many parts of the country, and being born black essentially guaranteed that anything ...
As a licensed firearm carrier, I have had to undergo significant and ongoing training, both in the safe operation of firearms, as well as the legal and prudential implications of bearing arms as a civilian.
A day after the Fourth of July, there was a brutal sequel to the moments of patriotism in Baton Rouge, La., when Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old Black man, was riddled with six bullets from the local police.
Here we are once again. A Black man has been killed on the streets of America and we must watch it, digest it, explain it to our children, question it, debate it and defend his existence, and then move on ...
We don’t need to listen to pundits or polltakers to know times are tough for working people. Millions of full-time workers live in poverty.
Why and how is Hollywood still making films about a white man, Tarzan, as king of the African jungle?
Ok, so everyone seems to think the sky is falling when it comes to de Blasio and the recent “scandals” plaguing various donors in his orbit.
For hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers – most all of them black and brown – having a criminal record is a life-altering event.
Hundreds of newspapers have disappeared in the last 15 years and readership is on the decline. No newspaper is immune from the migration of readership to online platforms, dwindling ad revenues, fragmented audiences and even reduced attention spans.
Black South Carolina journalist discusses the recent decision to allow the University of Texas to continue to use affirmative action in its admissions process.
Assemblyman Charles Barron reflects on his friend the late Afeni Shakur
My family and I were deeply troubled to hear of the tragic disregard for human life that took place in Orlando, Fla., Sunday morning, just two days after my father’s funeral.