Make America Great Again– Trump Must Go! #92

When it comes to placing the blame for the nation’s growing division, the rise of reactionary, right wing ideology and violence, the spate of pipe bombs delivered to prominent Americans and the recent tragedy in Pittsburgh, Trump, rather than pointing ...

URBAN AGENDA:The Answer to Healthier Communities

In 1990, New York City faced a health crisis. Across nine poor urban neighborhoods with 1.7 million people, only 28 providers were able to provide the basic standards of primary care.

Support our teachers and our children

Lately, I have been thinking about all of the amazing teachers in our classrooms. I am in awe of the individuals who wake up at 5 a.m. and spend hours with our young people as they provide not only intellectual ...

NYC’s disappearing affordable housing

In the Brooklyn neighborhoods I represent, homeowners are increasingly subject to insidious fraud scams and deed theft, and they face the ever-present risk of foreclosure because of the lingering effects of the financial crisis.

A permanent Democratic majority

We are officially less than a month away from some pretty historic elections that I believe will fundamentally alter the political landscape of this Congress and the country for the next 8 to 10 years.

There is a Black wave sweeping across the State of Florida

Many political experts and pundits will admit that their polls were wrong when they discussed which Democratic candidate would win the Florida governor’s primary election.

Women-owned small businesses celebrated in October

October is Women’s Small Business Month, making now a perfect time to highlight accomplishments of women entrepreneurs and small-business owners across the nation.

Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #91

Now that Trump has his Supreme Court justice seated, several other ordeals are on his agenda.

COMMENTARY: School Grading Practices Are Inaccurate and Inequitable to Black Children

The battle for equity in our schools is not only a fight to guarantee access to great teaching and high-quality learning environments, programs, and materials.

Voter suppression is real

As we approach Election Day Nov. 6, it is becoming more and more apparent that the Republican Party is willing to lie, cheat and steal in order to win.

The maturation of a pop generation: Kanye and Taylor

There is no doubt that Kanye West cares deeply about Chicago, the city that gave birth to his meteoric rise to superstardom.

Celebrate Black Solidarity Day this year and every year

New York City and the nation just paused to celebrate the various Jewish holy days in solidarity with the Jewish community.

No matter what?

I am compelled to express my disgust at the determination of the Senate Judiciary Committee and the White House to ramrod through a Supreme Court nomination no matter what.

Make America Great Again: Trump Must Go! #90

Another disturbing, unsettling week in the White House? You bet.

URBAN AGENDA: Five Questions for NYCHA

NYCHA and its public housing residents have reached a critical turning point.