NYDN Op Ed by Natalie Diaz: The weight we carry: A black woman’s lament on the state of the nation

Staff / Jun 5th, 2020
"To my fellow African-Americans who may be feeling a heavy burden right now, a weight, a sadness, anger: I see your humanity, your resilience, and you are beautiful. Protect your peace, cultivate black joy, and choose how you want to live in this world."

AMNY Op Ed by Francis Greenburger and Cheryl Roberts: Is There Any Justice Left in America?

Staff / Jun 1st, 2020
As riots rage across the nation, it may be tempting for some, or expedient for the President, to rail against the rioters and to view these events as a failure of the rule of law. We don't agree.

NYDN Op Ed by Sen. Luis Sepulveda and Cheryl Roberts: A Tale About Mental Health, Not Bail

Staff / Feb 3rd, 2020
Harris' case perfectly illustrates why the criminal justice system is no place for people with serious mental illness. They belong in the mental health system where they can get treatment, not in jails or prisons where they are likely to suffer and get worse.

NYDN Op Ed by Cheryl Roberts: The Jail Rethink We Really Need

Cheryl Roberts / Sep 17th, 2019
As New York City grapples with how to replace Rikers in the name of progressive reform, it’s still not too late to consider building “one-stop shops” like Albany and Dade County.
Load More Stories