Op-Ed: From Black Wall Street To Today, It’s Time To Address The Systematic Devastation Of Black-Owned Businesses

By Regina Smith

Ninety-nine years ago this month, a murderous, racist mob looted and torched Black Wall Street, decimating Tulsa’s once-thriving African-American business district. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: The Pandemic Has No Franklin Roosevelt

By Mike McQuillan

“What’s your sense of how long this will last, till I get a haircut and garden role,” a friend asked as our dogs played in rain. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: The Fate Of The American Middle Class Is In The Hands Of Regulators

Last week, Congress passed phase three of its COVID-19 response, the CARES ACT, a $2 trillion stimulus package that has become most well-known for its direct p ayments of up to $1,200 for many Americans. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Fair Housing Still Matters From Harlem To Hollywood

Let me begin by stating that the National Association of Real Estate Brokers’ (NAREB) founding mission, written nearly 73 years ago, was based upon the principles of fairness and equal opportunity. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Dan Rather, An Idealist At 87, Claims The “Fourth Estate” And Faith Will See Us Past Trump’s Transgressions. Is He Right?

By Michael McQuillan

“I wonder if you can tell us what goes through your mind when people who love this country and believe in you say, regretfully, that you should resign or be impeached?” Continue Reading →

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 →