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LET’S DO BETTER !

Dear Editor, We are better than this. It is never okay to belittle a people because of their religion, race, country of origin, gender, sexual-preference or disability. When our leaders disparage a people, it...

DUMB ANSWERS!

Dear Editor, After reading the President’s comments on armed protection in Houses of Worship after the Pittsburg Synagogue shooting, I am going to pick out a God-Gun this week. I was wondering if...

PLEASE.. NO MORE KILLINGS!

Dear Editor, For me, as the grand-daughter of Holocaust victims, as well as the daughter of Holocaust survivors, the Pittsburg shooting on Shabbat brings back the most damning feelings of anger that...

Child Abuse and the Roman Catholic Church

By Michael Derek Roberts I am not a Roman Catholic. I did not do First Communion and Confession, but I did go to a Catholic primary (high) school. My memory of that...

An Open Letter To Kanye West: Slavery Was No Choice

Dear Mr. West: As a proud Black Caribbean man, I was outraged and also saddened by your clearly ignorant and insensitive statement that slavery in America was a matter of choice (for Black people)....

Open Letter to All Puerto Ricans After Hurricane Maria

You’re Second-Class Citizens Dear Puerto Ricans: I feel your pain. Yes, I really do. Because I was born in the Caribbean where annual hurricanes are deadly facts of everyday life. Its not if...

HONORING RESPONDENTS

Dear Editor, With the death of yet another public safety officer, FDNY Fire- fighter William Tolley, this now brings the total to approximately 40 Law enforcement officers, and 30 fire and rescue...

IMPROVING NEW YORK

Dear Editor, The usual complaints are returning, that we the inhabitants do not go on enough tours of New York. But one has to ask, what is Mayor DeBlasio and his team doing...

FIXING EDUCATION

Dear Sir, I have been a teacher for several years; since retirement, I am now functioning as as a substitute-teacher. After years of analyzing the school system, I have concluded that the system...

Firing up America

Dear Editor, There is a lot to not like about Donald Trump. He has done many silly, thoughtless and profane things in his short tenure as President. But there is one thing he has...

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