Dear Mayor de Blasio, Your administration’s municipal identification policy is vague. But what makes it dangerous is that it is causing hysteria in the African immigrant community in New York City...
Mayor Bill de Blasio deserves a full measure of credit for proposing that the City provide a right to counsel to low-income tenants facing eviction in Housing Court.
As we mark just one month of the Trump presidency, a month in which we experienced a constant assault on our values, progress and decency, it is almost unbelievable to think that we all heard people right before the election ...
On any given day in New York, there are more homeless adults than fans at a sold-out game in Yankee Stadium; more homeless children than attendees at a packed to capacity Madison Square Garden event.
The protection of the First Amendment comes with responsibility.
I’ve been a human services provider since 1998, working with the underserved in marginalized communities throughout New York State.
Workers at three Babeland stores in New York City—a mission-driven, queer-owned sex toy boutique—have made history by ratifying their first union contract after organizing with the RWDSU last year.
Imagine, as a parent of a teenager, you go to sleep, wake up the next day, and before noon you are the parent of a teenage shooter.
Our world of misinformation, fake news and fake guns is further troubled by a fake president.
Every day for the month of February this year, I have posted, to my Facebook page, the photo and story of a Black person who was killed by police.
Trump’s travel ban of 2017 is, to use a biblical metaphor, a case of “old wine in new bottles,” or more appropriately, a “wolf in sheep’s clothing.” It is an attempt to put a legal veneer in what is basically ...
Who was Frederick Douglass? More importantly, why does Frederick Douglass matter to today’s America? These questions are not merely rhetorical, as the recent controversy surrounding President Trump’s Black History Month statement illustrate.
President Donald Trump’s attack on immigrants has arrived in New York.
Two major snafus this week are further evidence that Trump’s puppets are not prepared for the big time, and haven’t a clue about governance.
In 1967 Dr. King said, “The majority of [Black] political leaders … are still selected by white leadership, elevated to positions, supplied with resources and inevitably subjected to white control.