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.

Not everything is as it seems

“Not everything is as it seems.” Those were the words spoken by the venerable karate master Mr. Miyagi to his student Daniel, when Daniel complained that painting Miyagi’s property was not teaching him self-defense.

Make American Great Again—Trump Must Go! #10

As many of our readers know, for the past 10 issues of the paper we’ve been posting editorials on the front page, demanding that Trump Must Go!

URBAN AGENDA - Deception through Insinuation: Image Is Not Enough

Optics matter, appearances are important and all presidents and politicians use them to enhance their message.

Generation Citizen: Building a new generation of leaders

I was just lamenting the fact that young people do not know enough about the various levels of government, and then I discovered Generation Citizen.

The fragile masculinity of white male terrorism

This past week, news reports revealed that U.S. Army veteran and alleged white supremacist, James Harris Jackson, boarded a coach bus traveling from Maryland to New York City with the intention to commit murder.

A jurist for all seasons

The United States Supreme Court is the crown jewel of our Constitution.

Campaign to end racial profiling

Unless you have been living under a rock, we’ve all heard the expression, “Driving while Black.” Deborah Jacobs, in her capacity as executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey, once said, “We want to send a ...

Make American Great Again—Trump Must Go! #9

Having hit a wall not in his planning, our would-be dictator-in-residence Donald Trump is now seeking to do away with climate change, which he once said didn’t exist.