Letters to the Editor


Stolen In Ghana. Sold In South Carolina.

My name is Dennis Richmond Jr., and I am a 26-year-old author and genealogist. I have been examining my family tree since March of 2008

Armstrong Williams’ 'rhetoric against anything that we as Black people need'

I would like to know, why is Armstrong Williams writing anything with or without a disclaimer.

The real issue of hybrid and remote learning and the specter of living on the street

As families grapple with the stress of this year’s back-to-school season and worry about the well-being of their children in hybrid and remote learning setups

Coronavirus and our seniors

I am writing as an 85-year-old Black woman with preconditioned health issues that make me most at risk for contacting and dying from the coronavirus.

“I don’t think that any of the national Democrats are truly socialists at all”

I am already getting emails from conservative-Republican candidates calling all Democrats “socialists” when I don’t think that any of the national Democrats are truly socialists at all.

Letter to the Editor

As Cyril Josh Barker notes in his Nov. 21, 2019 online article “One in eight New Yorkers are food insecure,” almost 11% of New York City senior citizens experience food insecurity.

Marijuana legalization and regulation

Marijuana being legalized could create a large number of jobs and plenty of economic resources and opportunities.

Advocating for my father: the attorney, Robert Peterson Burns

My dad was one of many exemplary colored attorneys and judges within the judiciary system. Robert Peterson Burns served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War; he worked his way through college earning himself a law ...

Women’s City Club of New York looks at poverty

Although recent U.S. Census figures illustrate a declining national poverty rate, down to 12.7 percent in 2016 from 13.5 percent in 2015, the inescapable fact was that nationally more than 40 million people were living in poverty.

Letter to the Editor: Coverage of Las Vegas shooting

This letter is in response to the articles covering the recent shooting in Las Vegas.

Rose should stay in the Garden

I am writing this letter, supporting point guard Derrick Rose continuing to play in the Garden.

US immigration policy and steady economy intertwined

Dear Editor, Movement supporters may look unique.

A new kind of Black History Month

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.

Dear Editor

As the new school year resumes this month, my thoughts turn to those students who have the will to succeed, but not always the resources.

Please Stop Smoking, It's Killing Us

My name is Adama, and I live in West Harlem. As a teenager I am aware of a lot of things, and what I notice most is how many of my peers and other younger children are exposed to the ...