Something to Think About: African Americans should look beyond the Democratic Party
This week I feel obligated to point out items that may be obvious to some, but not to others.
It seems there have been debates going on in our country that we may need to look into more deeply before we decide whether or not to give them our support. read story
Straight No Chaser: Some black businessmen receive unfair treatment in Rochester
It was heart-warming to see the turn out, and support, at a recent city Zoning Board of Appeals hearing for Marvin Maye, and his attempt to build a grocery store on W. Main St. read story
Hawkins Says Rather than Create Women’s Ballot Line, Cuomo Needs to Do More to Help Poor Women
Hawkins Would Eliminate WEP for welfare
Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for Governor, said today that Governor Cuomo's effort to create a Women's Equality
Summer Enrichment Means Lifetime Survival
It’s mid-July. Do you know if your children are learning? Just a month ago they were eager to leave the regimentation of the daily classroom to “enjoy the summer”.
Mayday to Earth Day
Earth Day needs to be a year-long consideration rather than the one-day PR stunt it has turned into.
Rather than making structural adjustments to our economic model and our personal behaviors, Earth Day seems to have become completely non-committal, resulting in feel-good activities such as picking up trash. read story
Something to Think About: Is Obama the worst?
A poll released last week showed that one-third of voters believe President Barack Obama is the worst president since World War II! read story