Our children are loved and missed

The recent disappearances of several girls (and boys) in the D.C. area have been disturbing and troublesome to say the least.

Raise the Age smoke and mirrors

Al Sharpton called raising the age of criminal responsibility historic; Governor Cuomo called it a legacy achievement. Malcolm might have said, pertaining to raise the age, that we put too much cream in our coffee and are left with something ...

Massacres in Syria must stop

For the past six years, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad has literally been allowed to get away with murder. Two weeks ago, his forces once again gassed their own people to death, including women and children, demonstrating Assad’s complete disregard for ...

Community policing needs the Watchmen

The term community policing is being touted as something that is going to be a cure-all for the Afro-American and Latino communities.

Trump does not have the authority to go to war in Syria

Just days after the September 11 attacks, Congress voted to give President George W. Bush legal authority to take military action against the perpetrators of the terror attacks and associated forces.

URBAN AGENDA | Mayor de Blasio to the City’s Working Poor: Take the Trolley

Mayor Bill de Blasio just doesn’t get it. He has staunchly opposed Fair Fares -- a program to implement half-priced MetroCards for working poor families in the city.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #12

No, we were not in the streets the other day when thousands of Americans marched, demanding President Trump release his tax returns to the public.

Supporting Autism Awareness Month by standing up for families

An oft-quoted African proverb tells us “It takes a village to raise a child.” This concept becomes even more affecting when the child in question has an autism spectrum disorder.

Why I didn’t vote for ‘The Big Ugly’ (the state budget)!

The New York State Budget is infamously and traditionally called “The Big Ugly” because it has so many “ugly” moving parts to it and the good parts are either watered down or underfunded.

US immigration policy and steady economy intertwined

Dear Editor, Movement supporters may look unique.

Make America Great Again: Trump Must Go! #11

Tuesday was not a good news day for White House press secretary Sean Spicer. During his daily press gab, Spicer, referring to the recent atrocity in Syria, said that President Bashar al-Assad was worse than Adolf Hitler in that the ...

Students are making support for Israel their mission

In recent days, I watched as throngs of supporters of Israel unloaded from buses and blanketed Capitol Hill to meet with their members of Congress with a singular goal in mind: to strengthen America’s relations with our beloved ally, Israel.

De Blasio is off the hook. Now what?

It was recently announced that Bill de Blasio, the Mayor of New York City, will not be indicted on several possible corruption charges, thus freeing him from the albatross that has hung around his neck for more than a year.

The reality of a dream becoming a nightmare

Sometimes when you hear of someone being deported back to the Caribbean, your first impression is that this individual is a criminal, and when I lived in the Caribbean that was always my belief. If you were deported from the ...

Supporting Black business builds Black Power in 2017

With President Trump leading America, Black Americans must depend on each other to support and maintain their current standard of living.