The eruption of the massive Eyjafjallajoekull volcano on April 14th in Iceland has impacted more than just Europe as the World’s economy has gone into slow mode. Top leaders from European nations have gathered to determine next steps to address the crisis that has impacted travel and business worldwide. Some officials worldwide have blasted the […]
Now they are gone. Over the last two weeks, two civil rights giants and living legends transitioned. Now we must carry the torch of the work that they started. I feel saddened by the loss but at the same time encouraged. Why? Many will keep their legacies alive. It was once said that “the best way to predict your future is to create it.”
The loss of civil rights legends Benjamin Hooks, former director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and Dorothy Height, former director of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) reminds us that it is imperative to move forward keeping in mind great accomplishments of living legends.
The retirement of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has already triggered political battles on Capitol Hill where confirmation hearings will occur to determine his replacement. While the debates are not unexpected, how can lawmakers demonstrate that they will be amicable with the vetting of any candidate in the confirmation process? After months of debate […]
In the midst of recent health care reform legislative in Washington, DC, some of the highest levels of political leadership have shown some outrageous and unacceptable behavior. It is one thing to disagree about the issues but quite another to become disagreeable.