The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Christina Greer reflects on the legacy Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. left behind, and why it important to keep that legacy alive.

How will you celebrate MLK Day?

How will you celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year?

Spiritual illness is crippling America

There are few offenses more heinous than those that are sexual in nature.

Trump’s shutdown is an intentional attack on the federal government

Let’s get real. Trump does not care about the federal government. He only cares about his ego and his ego’s brand.

Black boys need rites of passage programs in 2019 across the country

The year 2019 is important to African-American men because the opportunities are boundless and amazing. If you can conceive it, you can achieve it.

Make America Great Again: Trump Must Go! #102

Our baffled, bewildered and befuddled so-called president is not only unfit for office, but also he has no idea where he is and where he’s going.

Twelve books in 12 months

Every January I make a commitment to try to read at least 12 fiction books in the year. For the past five years, I have been setting this goal and for the past five years I have come up slightly ...

Trump’s tenacity bringing Chinese in line

For almost 30 years, China has been carefully maneuvering to become the most powerful economy on the planet.

Let’s take back Memorial Day

Amid 244 years of slavery and another 91 years of legalized segregation, there is yet another apprehension that Black Americans might feel regarding the actions of the United States government and its subsidiaries.

Make America Great Again: Trump Must Go! #101

Trump, the mathematician of madness and mayhem, dropped a welter of numbers during his brief, thankfully, address to the nation Tuesday evening.

Mayor “Slow-Walks” Help for City’s Poorest Commuters

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s peculiar reluctance to embrace Fair Fares, half-priced MetroCards for the city’s lowest income families, was on display last week as the mayor traveled up to Harlem to announce a partial roll out of the long-awaited anti-poverty ...

NAACP: 'An unconscionable shutdown'

The NAACP released the a statement about the ongoing government shutdown.

COMMENTARY: A More Diverse Congress, a More Perfect Union?

The 116th Congress, sworn in on January 3, is the most diverse our nation has ever seen.

Happy New Year!

Welcome to 2019! Hopefully, the first few days of 2019 have been filled with a sense of energy and purpose.

New Year’s resolution for a divided America

As 2018 draws to a close, we face many challenges and unsettling truths as a country. We must resolve to do better.