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Congressman Charles B Rangel

Hard Times Not An Excuse for Dividing Families

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

Certainly our current economic crisis demands tough decisions. However, no new math exists that makes it morally and economically logical to ask that those who are least able to shoulder the majority of that sacrifice.

Raoul Abdul, Rodney Leonard and a Great House of New York, in Harlem!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Just who is Rodney Leonard, and how has he come to occupy one of handsomest and most comfortable duplex apartments in the city, decorated with a king's ransom worth of African art?

"Black Royalty"?

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

The demise in succession of three African American figures of colossal stature on the eve of the new decade caused me to wonder anew about this designation, "black royalty."

Gates's Arbitrary Arrest: It Happens in New York Too

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Irrespective of how educated or rich one might be, to be a black man in America is still a condition in which one feels he has no rights that any police officer is bound to respect.