Tag: racism

Reverend Jeremiah Wright

Commentary: Different Types of Vetting for Different Types of Folks

Peter McDermott, associate editor of The Irish Echo, says that the recent attacks on the Rev. Jeremiah Wright are evidence of a double standard applied to African Americans and other traditionally marginalized groups.

Pair of mounted police officers patrol Castleton Avenue in Staten Island - Photo: Cristina DC Pastor

Fear a Way of Life for Many Hispanic Immigrants on Staten Island

The Hispanic community in Port Richmond has welcomed increased police presence on Castleton and Port Richmond Avenues, the epicenter of recent hate crimes on Staten Island.