Local Officials In Favor Of City Minimum Wage

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer One of the several sources of tension between New York City and Albany – the debate over a municipal minimum wage – took a step in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s direction last week. While de Blasio wants the City to have the option to set its own minimum wage, Gov. […]

The Importance Of Black History Month

By JOHN R. DURSO and ROGER CLAYMAN Nearly a century ago, in 1926, Dr. Carter Woodson launched the first Black History Month celebration to recognize the contributions of African Americans to every aspect of our society, which had been largely ignored in history books and public education up to that point.  Celebrating the talents and […]