No one would be marching for Michael Brown if he’d been killed by a black man
I’ve had an interesting week, at least as it pertains to my conscience. I agreed to join Dr. Cornel West, Carl Dix, Pastor Jerome McCory and Michelle Alexander in a month of resistance against police brutality and mass incarceration about two weeks before Michael Brown was killed. After Michael was shot in an unfortunate incident involving a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, I saw a kind of rage I hadn’t seen for a while. read story
Readers Write: Lessons learned from an MWBE
As with many public programs, the Rochester Schools Modernization Program has been derived from careful thought, consideration, and deliberation to enhance the environment for our school children.
Straight No Chaser: Do women provoke men into violence?
In a continued effort to help my sistas, I would like to share what I think happens sometimes when we hear of women who have been physically abused by a man. read story
Something to Think About: It’s that time again!
As I write this column, there are about two weeks before a brand new school year begins.
This is a time of excitement for both students and parents alike, but mainly for parents. read story
Hawkins Faults Cuomo for Delaying Convening of Minimum Wage Board, despite post-Moreland News Release
Hawkins Pushes $15 an hour Minimum Wage, 100% Clean Energy by 2030
(Albany, NY) Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for Governor, said today he would use his administrative powers to raise the state minimum wage to $15 an hour. read story
Straight No Chaser: Orchids to NBC-LEO President Adam McFadden
If Adam McFadden decided to give up on politics, or quit his day job, he would have no problem attracting the attention of those in the market for seasoned event planners. read story