It always seems like Black History Month flies by. In 28 days, corporations, organizations, schools and countless other institutions try to cram centuries’ worth of history into photos and soundbites for the masses.
The florid Green New Deal proposed by the newly elected congresswoman, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, has been widely panned by critics on both the right and the left—but perhaps most notably by Democratic Senate Minority Leader Dianne Feinstein.
As New York works to legalize adult-use marijuana, state lawmakers have the opportunity to achieve true racial equity and justice, but it will require a legislative and operational agenda that goes beyond the bureaucratic “promise” of equity.
Many Florida residents would like to believe that Florida is turning into a purple state, because there are more Democrats on the voting rolls.
After winning his first Oscar the eminent director, Spike Lee, used that platform to voice some feelings that he has apparently long wanted to express.
National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA) commemorated National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Thursday, Feb. 7.
New York State is the national leader in the effort to end HIV/AIDS, with the goal of ending the epidemic in the state by 2020.
America has the nerve to send food and medicine to the corrupt American-appointed opposition in Venezuela to help the Venezuelan people, when it was American imperialism that caused the food and medicine shortage in the first place!
New Yorkers, including elected officials like Governor Andrew Cuomo and state legislative leaders, are increasingly recognizing that cash bail helps drive mass incarceration.
The powerful #MeToo Movement was established to address real injustices suffered by women—and in some cases, although significantly less common, by men.
February is Black History Month. I am a legitimate senior citizen and I can remember when this month of extolling the greatness of our people started out as a week.
We are now 10 years out of the Great Recession, and predatory lending and housing fraud continue to threaten and harm New Yorkers.
Richard Painter, former chief ethics attorney for President George W. Bush, said something many of us have believed for years, which is that Trump is “not well at all mentally.”
The recent blatant power grab coming out of the White House is a lot to digest. For many, the feelings of depression and disgust are commonplace when thinking about the political leadership in Washington.
Last week the School Diversity Advisory Group (SDAG) released its initial report with policy recommendations to the Mayor and Chancellor about how to integrate the city’s stubbornly segregated public schools.
Students across the country are putting final touches on their applications for some of our country’s most prestigious public institutions.