HAKEEM CURRY   During the winter of 1976, in Newark New Jersey, a man child was born by the name of...

FATHER FIGURES… The last of a dying breed.   In all actuality, there could not be a more true statement, especially among minorities in this country, and blacks in particular. Off the top,...

The Justice Department hauled New York City into court last year when it failed to curb the wanton brutality that has long been a hallmark among guards at the Rikers Island jail complex. The same culture...