Op-Ed: Albany Deserves The Facts, NY’s Construction Unions Must Release Their Diversity Data

By Reverends Reggie Bachus, Clinton Miller and Kahli Mootoo

Despite union leaders claiming they are “religious about diversity,” the 32 New York construction unions have kept us in the dark about their diversity data. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: A Coalition Of Faith Leaders And Clergy From Harlem To Hollis Come Together

Dear Honorable Leader Stewart-Cousins and Honorable Speaker Heastie:

As a coalition of faith leaders and clergy members across New York City, we are writing regarding proposed legislation that would expand prevailing wage mandates to include many more large construction projects in New York. Continue Reading →

OP-Ed: Locked Up And Locked Out, How To Ensure NY’s Black Community Gets Its Share Of Cannabis’ ‘Green Rush’

By Regina Smith

While Corvain Cooper sits in a prison cell in California facing a life sentence for marijuana-related charges he is dealing with the reality that he may never be reunited with his family again or get a second chance at life outside of prison. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Have Police-Community Relations Improved From Harlem To Hollis?

By Michael McQuillan

Police officers were friends when and where I grew up on Manhattan’s Upper West Side in the Sixties. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Black Veterans Question Military Bases Named After Confederate Soldiers

By Charles Blatcher, III

Statues, monuments, government buildings and military installations are supposedly named in honor of outstanding individuals deserving of the recognition. Continue Reading →