op-ed

Fifty seven percent of Americans support a universal ban on assault weapons and yet millions of account holders at these six banks are unknowingly supporting the very companies that produce these guns.

Dear Donald, Over 30 plus years you have been an amazing friend; endorsing my books, coming to my shows, flying me on your planes, your helicopters, and even allowing my family members and myself to stay in your house in Florida many times. So, it kinda pains me to know that my public statements about […]

When we were growing up in Hollis, Queens in the '70s, there was not a single person who wasn't affected by the drug epidemic that began to ravage our community.

Where’s the line between being supportive and being an enabler? Where’s the line between being a critic and being the cancer? Lamar Odom is an addict. He was found unconscious in a brothel after partying with the girls for days, with reportedly “every drug imaginable in his system,” and visible track marks on his arm. He […]

This Bill Cosby news has me torn. When the allegations first surfaced, I was reminded of vague memories from what I read on the tabloids…

I’m a movie buff and I love going to see a movie on opening weekend. It’s magical. The scent of freshly popped popcorn careening through my…

“Everything is going digital.” I’ve heard that sentence so many times that at this point, it almost makes my ears bleed. And it’s true – our…

#CallMeCaitlyn has gone absolutely viral. But for 65 years, it was ‘Call me Bruce’ – Bruce Jenner, who at one point was recognized as the greatest…

Two months ago, Tony Robinson Jr.’s uncle, Turin Carter, tried to separate his nephew’s death from the Black Lives Matter movement. At a press conference,…

Candidates can brag about their years of experience, exciting new plans for government, and flashy optics. Without an ability to heal the broken in America,…

As the city of Baltimore deals with what many have considered inevitable – conflict between the community and law enforcement boiling over onto the streets…