Make America Great Again: #111 Trump Must Go!

One of our favorite emails to arrive every week comes from Teresa Hanafin of the Boston Globe. Among the rewards of her “Fast Forward” column is the updates she does on Trump, which saves us a lot of tracking.

URBAN AGENDA: Help New Yorkers Fight Back Against Deceptive Student Loan Industry Practices

Recently, I have been using these pages to raise the alarm on New York’s growing student loan debt crisis, and the urgent need for the state to do something about it.

Set pause button on college admissions outrage

In the latest frenzy of outrage and recrimination, the collective disdain and finger-pointing and “how could they-ism” of the media establishment has new, fresh meat: the wealthy and sometimes famous and sometimes powerful parents who were involved in a scheme ...

Will congestion pricing benefit low income New Yorkers?

Like many, I have been following the debates surrounding congestion pricing in New York.

An Elected Board: The way to hold police accountable

ric Garner, Mohamed Bah, Deborah Danner, Saheed Vassell, John Callado, Malcolm Ferguson, Delrawn Small, Ramarley Graham, Nicholas Heyward Jr., Sean Bell, Eleanor Bumpurs, Amadou Diallo.

New York needs its own chief diversity officer

New York City is one of the most diverse cities in the world. Over 80 percent of New Yorkers are either women or people of color.

COMMENTARY: Surviving R. Kelly, Michael Jackson, Bill Cosby… and who else?

As rational, thinking adults, we kinda knew something was amiss with Michael. We subscribed to the Peter Pan and/or asexual fallacy ’cause we needed to.

The Black women jailed for ‘stealing' an education

Actress Lori Loughlin was taken into custody by the FBI Wednesday in Los Angeles after she, fellow movie star Felicity Huffman and 48 others were charged in a $25 million college admissions scam that ABC News said has prompted repercussions ...

Jobs report shows what ‘African Americans have to lose’ under Trump

The latest report from the U.S. Labor Department has provided still another answer to the infamous question of “What the hell do [African Americans] have to lose?”

Environmental injustice in Black communities

The White House has recently announced a plan to form a committee to analyze the challenges climate change will cause to national security.

Sport brings out the best of us

Having recently attended the 2019 NBA All-Star game, I was truly in awe of the drama and athleticism displayed by the dueling Team LeBron and Team Giannis. As the teams went head-to-head on the court, I was struck by a ...

Legalization of prostitution in New York? Not on my watch!

So, we’re all hearing about a proposed bill that is poised to pass that would legalize prostitution in New York State. Not on my watch!

Make America Great Again: #110 Trump Must Go!

It’s painful enough having to endure Trump’s nastiness, the barrage of insults he tweets daily to any and everybody.

March is Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month was established in 1987 after several states petitioned to extend the appreciation of women’s contributions beyond the already established Women’s History Week.

Michael Jackson: An uncomfortable legacy

The explosive new documentary, “Leaving Neverland,” takes a highly critical look at one of the most controversial aspects of Michael Jackson’s life and legacy—the persistent rumors that he abused children, specifically young boys.