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The Trump foreign policy: year one

As the completion of the Trump administration’s first year comes into focus, it is difficult to sift through the loud drumbeat of Russian collusion and the endless noise that emanates from the mainstream media about the shortcoming and failures of the Trump administration.

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Joe Biden: Dr. King still gives us hope

Jan. 15, we celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at a moment when our country feels hopelessly divided.

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Remembering our King

I am thankful that each year begins anew with Dr. King’s birthday falling right at the year’s dawning. It serves as a reminder of how far we have come and a renewal of our commitment to go the next mile with the new year ahead.

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49th NAACP Image Award winners

Ava DuVernay taking home the Entertainer of the Year Award was perhaps the surprise of the night during the 49th NAACP Image Awards from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.

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Harlem’s Riverside Church welcomes Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o and other stars to MLK Now event

On MLK Day, more than 2,000 people filled Harlem’s Riverside Church to see performances by Oscar-winner and “Black Panther” Star Lupita Nyong’o, Grammy-winning artist Black Thought, actor and “Grown-ish” star Yara Shahidi, NBA legend Allan Houston and others at the third annual MLK Now. Comedian/author Baratunde Thurston and comedian/writer Akilah Hughes served as the official MCs for the program.

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Martin Luther King Jr.’s concern for the poor

The world famous Apollo Theater, along with WNYC 93.9 FM, conducted a public panel on its historic stage this past Sunday afternoon commemorating the legacy of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a presentation titled “Apollo Uptown Hall: 50 Years After MLK—A Dream Deferred.” This event is part of the 12th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration.

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Cosmopolitan Review: January 18 - January 24

he Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King is still remembered, as he should and always will be. With marches professing peace and social justice for all, the upper school students at Manhattan Country School made their annual trek through the streets of Upper Manhattan to remind us, lest we forget, “No justice, No peace.”

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Horoscope: January 18 - January 24

Find out what that star say about what's in store for your future.

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Talking SCHOP! The restaurants of 2017

By now, it would seem I just cannot let go of 2017! This piece is my third (and final) reflection on the year that is sure to make another appearance in 2018.

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Steps to getting a passport

One of my favorite resolutions, and one that I’d strongly encourage for anyone who hasn’t had the opportunity to travel much, is to see the world. With discount airlines and internet deals, traveling is now more attainable than ever before.

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‘Paddington 2’ charms the whole family

The first “Paddington” film was released in 2014 and it became one of the most successful children’s films ever. A bona fide hit around the world, but “Paddington 2” tops the first one or pure pleasure.

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Mo McRae making bad cop moves in ‘Den of Thieves’

Mo McRae has appeared in more than 30 film and television projects over the past decade. To put it bluntly, acting is his jam.

MLK holiday—It’s what it means to you

According to The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport, the NBA was estimated to be 74.3 percent Black during the 2015-16 season. The institute, at the University of Central Florida, estimated that 69.7 percent of this season’s NFL players were Black.

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Employing activism, sports figures can alter the course of this nation

Utilizing their wealth and vast media platforms, sports figures can alter the course of this nation by ardently engaging in the upcoming midterm campaigns and accompanying elections to help loosen the Republican stronghold in the House and regain a Democratic majority in the Senate.

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Nigeria continues to make Olympic history

Simidele Adeagbo has had significant achievements in her life as an All-American in track and field at the University of Kentucky and as a Nike executive.

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Fraser brings Brooklyn swagger to College Park

The nationally ranked University of Maryland women’s basketball team is filled with talented, driven players.

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Miracle in Minnesota sweeps Vikings into NFC Championship Game

If any Minnesota Vikings player or coach was skeptical regarding the notion of miracles, their disbelief has vanished as dramatically as the New Orleans Saints’ late game lead this past Sunday.

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New England delivers and prepares for their seventh consecutive AFC Chip 

The only thing that could have been more shocking than the results of this weekend’s NFL postseason games, the AFC Divisional rounds, would have been the Tennessee Titans defeating the New England Patriots to advance to the AFC Championship this Saturday as the Jacksonville Jaguars did to the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday.

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‘Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba!’ opens at IFC Center Jan. 19

Makeba is one of the first African musicians who won international stardom and whose music was always anchored in her traditional South African roots. In 1959 she was forced into exile.

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Will the Knicks’ long road trip be an unlikely cure for their ills?

In his 15-year NBA playing career with the Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers and Utah Jazz, Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek experienced the capacity a long road trip can build.

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