Make America Great Again: Trump Must Go! #173

When it comes to numbers, the only ones that really count for Trump is the score on his golf card.

HBCUs need their alumni/friends amidst COVID-19

The higher education landscape––like all of America––has been sidetracked by COVID-19.

As we recover from COVID-19, equity must remain our steadfast core value

Before I began leading the health departments in Baltimore and New York City, I was a young pediatrician at a Federally Qualified Health Center in Washington D.C., where most of the families I served were either longstanding low-income residents or ...

Congratulations graduates

Graduation is such an exciting and exhilarating time in a person’s life. It is the culmination of hard work and dedication.

Thoughts on reopening the economy

A by now familiar and in fact quite hypocritical claim permeating the liberal media bubble is that President Trump and the GOP are engaging in a cynical plan to relax shelter-in-place restrictions due to coronavirus and rush reopening the country ...

URBAN AGENDA: Helping Black and Brown Communities Access Health Care Amid COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed appalling but familiar gaps in our health care system, especially for low-income New Yorkers, communities of color, residents with special needs and those in culturally and linguistically isolated communities.

The Council has the power to overrule the Mayor on the NYPD’s role in social distancing enforcement

On Friday, the City Council Committee on Public Safety will hold a hearing on the NYPD’s enforcement of social distancing requirements.

Make America Great Again: Trump Must Go! #172

Surprisingly, Trump did not blame former President Obama for his two-week long ingestion of hydroxychloroquine, though he continues to stoke rumors about “Obamagate” with no clear indication of what it’s all about.

No more 'collars for dollars'

As New York City moves forward in tackling the long term implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, the way that we look at our city’s spending takes on a new meaning.

The game of truth

When newly minted White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany took the stage last week for the first time, the first time a Trump press secretary has issued a formal conference in over six months, she encountered a ravenously bloodthirsty media ...

Remembering our veterans

It is hard to imagine such a young nation being at war the majority of her existence, but that is the history of the United States.

COVID-19 — My personal battle from a positive to a negative result

"On that Friday, March 27th, things took a drastic turn for the worse, as it relates to my health."

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #171

To hear Trump brag that “We have met the moment and we have prevailed,” as if preparing for a victory lap in the conquest of the novel coronavirus pandemic, is reminiscent of President Bush’s moment of “Mission accomplished” during the ...

ESPN’s ‘Last Dance’ replete with life lessons

ESPN’s documentary on Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls is already receiving rave reviews for shining a spotlight on the greatest basketball player ever, who should also be considered one of the best athletes of all time.

A trail of destruction and an unclear future: This is COVID-19

The coronavirus has wreaked havoc on the United States of America.