Op-Ed: How Personal And Societal Issues Intersect The Effect Of Shame From Harlem To Harare

Note: Ms. Grey offers this work as a living document, not complete, and in process. She looks forward to developing the work through dialogue. We commend her bravery in this regard and invite you to participate.
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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 →

Op-Ed: Changing The Face Of Cannabis Ownership: A 6-Point Plan For Black Equity

By Regina Smith, Harlem Business Alliance

Oakland, Calif., native Tucky Blunt was arrested 15 years ago for an $80 marijuana sale that ended up changing the trajectory of his life. 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: As City Works To Regulate Uber, Access To Taxis Is Better Than Ever Before

By David Beier

New York City’s new law to regulate multi-billion-dollar ridesharing companies like Uber has been broadly supported by taxi and Uber drivers alike. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Why I Fight For Protecting Immigrant Students And The Future Of The Nation

By Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat

We recently recognized the anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education, which ruled that separate meant unequal, ruling against segregation for the first time since reconstruction. Continue Reading →

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