Despite the challenges we have faced and continue to face, we remain, at the end of the day, a community that is proud of our heritage, and prouder still of our accomplishments in America, our home.
There is a huge presence of apathy and complacency in the land, with people ignoring abuses of civil liberties as long as it is happening to the "other."
Ever wonder why the Daily News runs all those editorials deifying the NYPD, even as the department arrested the paper's own reporters during the Occupy Wall Street protests?
City Hall refuses to release a report on the effectiveness of New York's revamped emergency response system. The firefighters union says the city is cooking the books when it comes to calculating response time.
In sharp contrast to the nonsense at the GSA, I had the pleasure of attending a graduation ceremony last week at the New York City Fire Department's Officer Management Institute.
The Civilian Complaint Review Board [CCRB] has never amounted to much. Its work involves the most minor police misconduct. At best, its value is sy...
We ask the police to deal with problems the rest of us want to ignore. We stop-and-frisk because we aren't able to educate-and-employ.
The NYPD's surveillance of an entire community based on their faith is a blow against democracy and an ineffective and counterproductive offense to its mandate to "protect and serve."
Since 9/11, the homeland security state has come to campus just as it has come to America's towns and cities, its places of work and its houses of worship, its public space and its cyberspace.
In light of the recent Muslim spying scandal and the countless videos showing police beating Occupy Wall Street protesters, the NYPD has decided to release a new recruitment ad.
Clearly, the current iteration of America doesn't want us to be seen or heard. What would our Founding Fathers who fought so fervently to ensure protection against tyranny say?
We may have elected Barack, our first black president, but racism and bigotry is still very much alive in America and the police are a big part of the problem.
It is during Bloomberg's three mayoral terms that Wall Street has destroyed not just our economy but what remains of last century's American exceptionalism.
(Washington, DC) – The US Justice Department should immediately investigate the New York City police for alleged religion-based discrimination i...
Arab and Muslim immigrants have become increasingly fearful of law enforcement. Trust has been broken. And trust between the community and the police is the key to any successful crime prevention strategy.
New York's tabloids have been going crazy over the story of the "soccer mom Madam" who is alleged to have served up Eastern Europe's finest young exports to some of the richest men in America. But why are the women indicted, while the clients get off -- literally and figuratively?