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.

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.

URBAN AGENDA: Five Questions for NYCHA

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

The new Supreme Court

Just a few days ago, 50 Republican senators cast the deciding votes for Brett Kavanaugh to ascend to the highest court in the U.S. The Supreme Court was initially envisioned by the framers of the Constitution to be an unbiased ...

A method for stopping the killing fields in Chicago and Baltimore

In Baltimore City, both the police and the city prosecutors have completed a retrospective evaluation of the city’s efforts to curb violence, narcotics trafficking and rampant street crime in the Cherry Hill neighborhood.

Assemblyman Charles Barron calls Columbus a racist, murdering colonizer, who should not have a day of celebration

This upcoming Columbus Day is a reminder that Columbus was not a hero, he was a savage murderer of Indigenous people so-called Indians, and African people who he enslaved.

URBAN AGENDA: We Must Do More to Reduce Evictions in New York City

A war on poor black and Hispanic households is playing out daily in New York City’s housing court, which has evolved into another tool for unscrupulous landlords to use to displace low-income tenants.

COMMENTARY: Kavanaugh Scraped from Bottom of Barrel

Of all the cum laude graduates of Yale University and Yale Law School to choose from, Donald J. Trump (the trampiest president in U.S. history) has selected Brett Kavanaugh, perhaps one of the sleaziest guys from that elite company of ...

The time to end felony disenfranchisement is now!

All American citizens should have the right to vote; yet more than 6 million Americans across the country are denied this right by laws that disenfranchise citizens convicted of felonies.

An impossible bar

Ford almost certainly will suffer damage from this sad spectacle—perhaps irreparably, if history is any gauge.

We need (and deserve) a better transportation system

I cannot tell you the number of horror stories I have heard about the current state of New York City transit.

Nike says ‘Believe in something.’ Can it sacrifice something, too?

Nike’s latest “Just Do It” ad campaign includes a number of A-list athletes: LeBron James, Serena Williams, Odell Beckham Jr. and, most controversially, Colin Kaepernick.

Legalize marijuana for all, not the select few

New York is more ready than ever to legalize adult-use cannabis.