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Make American Great Again–Trump Must Go! #182

Trump’s fumbling incisiveness on the pandemic is but the latest iteration of his ignorance, insensibility and total disconnect from reality.

Guns, COVID, legislation and the community

As oppressive summer temperatures, heated protests, and frustrations about the spiking COVID-19 pandemic rise, so too does the incidence of gun violence in New York and elsewhere across the country.

We need a plan, not platitudes: COVID-19 pandemic and gun violence are both public health crises

NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea’s recent comments against public officials pursuing police reform were misguided, hyperbolic and incendiary. Beyond that, they were harmful in the overall shared goal of public safety, of saving lives.

Trump’s frayed relations with the military could imperil his presidency, Part II

There is no institution on the planet that is more adept at doing today what it did yesterday than the Pentagon.

Saying goodbye to C.T. Vivian and Rep. John Lewis

America has lost two giants in the ongoing civil rights struggle.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #181

During a stretch of perfidious months under the Trump administration we have invoked the term incipient fascism when describing the conditions Americans faced, particularly the low-income and those living in communities of color.

2010 Census omitted 3.7 million Blacks—nearly five times original undercount claims

A special report released by the National Urban League reveals that the U.S. Census Bureau omitted at least 3.7 million African-Americans from its 2010 count, nearly five times the 800,000 “undercount” that the bureau has long reported.

It’s time to write a will

Far too many Black families have not had these conversations with loved ones and have not made a will before they pass.

Trump’s frayed relations with the military could imperil his presidency, Part I

The relationship between President Donald Trump and America’s admirals and generals has reached a low point in recent American history.

URBAN AGENDA: Legal Help for New Yorkers with Conviction-History Related Problems

The hot days of summer are upon us, with hazy afternoons and warm evenings full of enough fireworks to make you think we’re perpetually celebrating.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #180

At last we have about as close as we will get to a clinical psychological profile of Trump, and ironically it comes from his niece Mary Trump.

Who can the American people trust?

It certainly doesn’t seem like we can put faith in the media or political parties...

COVID-19 and HIV: Lessons learned from the International AIDS Conference

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference, a bi-annual event, was hosted in the United States for the first time since 2012, when President Obama lifted the travel ban for people living with HIV and AIDs traveling to the United ...

Community Reinvestment

After weeks of sustained, peaceful mass protest against police brutality and structural racism, America finds itself at a tipping point.

The impact of COVID-19 in our community: Let’s Not Put Our Health at Risk

Washington, D.C., city attorney George Valentine was Black, brilliant, and fit. But after contracting COVID-19, he became so weak, he had trouble moving and even speaking.

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