Losing our icons

This past week we lost two icons, Jessye Norman the famed opera singer and Diahann Carroll the brilliant and talented actress.

The president is right that we must clean up America

The liberal media is once again taking off at breakneck pace to condemn President Trump. The fake issue for their bogus outrage?

Impeachment reveals nation’s priorities

As reported by The Washington Post, a newly released Quinnipiac University poll shows that support for impeaching Trump and removing him from office has grown from 37% of registered voters to 47% in the latest survey.

If it smells like a coup, walks like a coup, and looks like a coup—by any other name: it’s a coup!

Amidst a nation in political crisis with impeachment lurking in the wings and a presidential campaign underway, the country’s only non-commercial–listener sponsored network is threatening the very existence of its New York radio station, WBAI 99.5FM/NY.

An app that makes politics easier

I recently discovered a politics app that just might change the way everyone thinks about politics. Each election season I get frantic phone calls from friends and family from across the country asking me who they should vote for, what ...

A matter of trust

In recent days we have seen the latest evidence of just how difficult it has become for President Trump to operate in this present-day hyper partisan environment.

Republicans use gerrymandering to gain a political advantage

Voting is on the minds of many people these days. We see the histrionics and we know our vote is going to make a difference. Our apathy of yesterday must turn into our assertiveness today.

URBAN AGENDA: Policing Poverty at the Turnstile

Local Law 47 took effect in December 2017, requiring the NYPD to publicly release data on the number of arrests and summonses for fare evasion by race, sex and age for every subway station.

It’s time for impeachment

We have reached a point where impeachment is no longer up for discussion. Many people would argue that impeachment proceedings should have begun several months ago.

The state of Black employment

The top line numbers seem to tell it all. When it comes to American employment, a rising tide lifts all boats.

Were there other factors involved in the recent hate crimes?

The mass killings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio are still fresh in my mind. It was just a few weeks ago that America took another nosedive with these senseless murders all happening within a 24-hour time period.

We must reopen Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein’s cases

Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us” brought into sharp focus the harrowing injustices in the case of the Exonerated Central Park Five—five African American and Latino teenagers who were wrongfully convicted for the brutal rape of a woman in Central ...

Congress Must Act to Address Gun Violence

It seems like every few months, our nation is rocked by another mass shooting. El Paso and Dayton are only the latest of a list of tragedies that stretches from Parkland to Pittsburgh, Charleston to Columbine, San Bernardino to Sandy ...

Reflecting on 9/11

Last week was the 18th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and the entire United States.

Big changes needed at the CIA to advance Trump’s smart strategy

After decades of American predictability, President Trump’s unexpected decision to cancel a secret Camp David meeting with the Taliban is the latest example of the effectiveness and strength of the strategy of the Trump negotiation team.