COMMENTARY: Is There More to Teaching and Learning Than Testing?

Teaching is a multi-faceted calling for many and an occupation for some, but how can teaching and learning effectiveness be measured without testing?

Environmental Racism - A quiet killer in Black communities

While we often hear and read about police brutality, housing and employment discrimination, there is simply inadequate media coverage of an equally destructive form of racism….environmental racism.

Make America Great Again: #115 Trump Must Go!

Trump the ignoramus has once again let his loose lips comment on something that he knows nothing about.

URBAN AGENDA: A Better Deal for NYCHA?

NYCHA is still in critical condition, still short of the $32 billion it needs to restore its aging infrastructure and trying to address the appalling failures in its property management operations uncovered by the U.S Attorney’s Office.

Mayor must up affordable homes for homeless

New York City remains in the midst of the worst homelessness crisis since the Great Depression. A record 63,600 people—including 23,000 children—sleep in shelters each night, while thousands more brave the streets.

What Trump’s Fed nominations say about the U.S. economy

President Trump’s latest nominees to the Federal Reserve’s board of governors typify the president’s outside-the-box approach to executive decision-making.

New York City Commission on Human Rights

The New York City Commission on Human Rights recently launched a new campaign to combat anti-Black racism in New York City.

COMMENTARY: Omar Faces Rightwing Backlash as She Forces Uncomfortable Conversations About Israel, Palestine

For the last several months, freshman Congresswoman IIhan Omar (D-MN) has weathered sustained attacks from Republicans, Fox News and other conservative elements because she has the temerity to question the intimate, decades-long relationship between the United States and Israel.

2020 is closer than you may think

I know it may be hard to believe, but it is time to start thinking about the 2020 elections.

A Northam-Smollett America

February was a good, albeit controversial, month for discussions about race in this country.

The importance of traffic safety in MCB9

A tragic accident took place last weekend that culminated in the loss of the life of Erica Imbasciani.

Corruption permeates every aspect of Trump’s business

President Donald Trump is a narcissist who has no concept of truth and integrity.

Open Letter to the Congressional Black Caucus re: U.S. attacks on Venezuela

We write to urge you to support the international and domestic efforts to thwart the Unites States’ unlawful attempts to change the existing governments in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the Republic of Cuba

America benefits from the imperfect flawed man, in the perfect role

Former Trump attorney and disgraced, convicted, shameless felon, Michael Cohen, recently gave testimony before Congress focused upon negative allegations against his former boss.

Want to deliver jobs in New York City? Look To Sylvia’s and Melba’s restaurants in Harlem, not Seattle

While the story of how New York City won, and then lost, 25,000 new Amazon jobs will continue to be debated in the weeks and months ahead, we should not lose sight of the fact that Gov. Cuomo and the ...