Affordable Housing

Dr. Ben Carson and I are both African-American men who hail from Detroit. And that’s where the similarities end. Carson, who has been nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to become the next Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, is a brilliant neurosurgeon but who has zero experience running a massive federal agency. […]

New York's storied history of gentrification, gerrymandering and inflation makes affordable housing a convoluted issue.

President Obama made history on Friday by becoming the first U.S. sitting president to visit the Hiroshima bomb site in Japan. The city was destroyed 71 years ago by the world’s first atomic bomb, dropped by American forces. Prior to his arrival, a large crowd gathered by the memorial site. President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister […]