Op-Ed: Remove Confederate Symbols From Federal Public Land

By Reps. Adraino Espaillat and Dwight Evans 

The Confederate Battle Flag is one of the most controversial symbols from U.S. history, signifying a representation of racism, slavery, the oppression of African-Americans – and one of the darkest periods of our country’s past. Continue Reading →

A Book Sheds Light On America’s Problem With White Supremacy

It took Donald Trump two days to condemn the white supremacists who held the recent alt-right rally in Charlottesville that resulted in the death of civil rights activist Heather Heyer. Continue Reading →

Dozens Of Protesters At Success Academy Charter School Call For Dan Loeb’s Resignation

The NY Daily News reports that protesters stormed Success Academy Harlem 1 charter school on Friday demanding that charter school chairman Daniel Loeb be fired for making racist comments about a black lawmaker. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat On Steve Bannon’s Removal By Donald Trump

Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in response to Steve Bannon’s removal from the White House and his role as Chief Strategist in the Trump Administration: Continue Reading →

Fox News Host Who Lives In Harlem Gets Death Threats After Criticizing Donald Trump

Salon reports that President Donald Trump has gone too far when even hosts at his favorite news channel think he’s gone too far. Continue Reading →

After Charlottesville, Multiple Faiths Look For Healing In Harlem

NY1 reports that faith leaders gathered Sunday in Harlem to address the hatred and intolerance they said prompted violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: A John F. Kennedy Centennial Reflection

By Michael McQuillan

Should it surprise us that John Kennedy came late to civil rights? Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rev. Al Sharpton Rips Trump’s Jeff Sessions Pick For Attorney General

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 18: The Reverend Al Sharpton speaks at a rally in Brooklyn to call for justice for Eric Garner one year after he died in an apparent police chokehold on July 18, 2015 in New York City. The rally of several hundred people was held in front of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Downtown Brooklyn. Members of Garner's family joined Sharpton in demanding a federal investigation into his death. Garner, who was killed in a controversial choke-hold by a Staten Island police officer, had been approached by police for selling loose cigarettes. His death set off waves of protests around the city and country. Garner's family has settled with the city for 5.9 million in a wrongful death suit. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The Rev. Al Sharpton excoriated President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General in a fiery speech at the Harlem Headquarters of his National Action Network—warning the incoming commander-in-chief and his Cabinet picks “better worry about me.” Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: A Testament Of Faith For Beyond The Election

trump-six-timesBy Michael McQuillan

“I woke up this morning to a country – and to a reality – that seems darker than I ever had thought I would witness first hand. Continue Reading →