The crisis of illegal immigrant young people at the southern U.S. border is not as far away as you might think. CNN reports that Chris Cabrera, Vice President of the National Border Patrol Council in the Rio Grande Valley, a
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By David Mark Greaves There is a national disaster happening right now in Black communities across the country and it should not be left to the kindness of strangers from well-meaning organizations or the tepid response from government to repair
Hate Crime According to the reporting of Bernice Green and Stephen Witt in this issue, there were over 10 properties defaced with graffiti in Clinton Hill, of which nine were African-American-owned. This may be simply by chance, like flipping a
■ By David Mark Greaves Mother’s Day There will be a moment around every Mother’s Day table this year when hearts will go to the agony of this Mother’s Day in Nigeria for the hundreds of women
By: David Mark Greaves If ever there was a big fat target, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is it. For his profoundly racist comments recorded on a phone call and made public by his girlfriend, he is scorned and
By: David Mark Greaves The Supreme Court, in a 6-2 decision, has upheld Michigan’s voter-approved ban on racial preferences being used for college admissions. Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who wrote the sole dissenting opinion, read excerpts from the bench, calling the
By David Mark Greaves As we try to digest the angry violence too prevalent among our young people that exploded and took a man’s life on a city bus, let this image of recently-passed photographer Jim Belfon intent on instruction
You could not start this year’s Women’s History Month on a better note than Lupita Nyong’o winning the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in 12 Years a Slave. Hailed by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta as “the Pride of
View From Here By David Mark Greaves We Won’t Wait When de Blasio said “We won’t wait”, there was an assumption by the populace that he was speaking to them. They were wrong. Those that didn’t wait were the supporters
By David Mark Greaves In his victory speech, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio said “The people of this city have chosen a progressive path, and tonight we set forth on it, together, as one city.” What does that mean to African-Americans?