The "Meaning" of America
I can remember very well the innocence of my youth and the lessons of civics and citizenship I devoured while in grade school. It could rightly be said that I was a student of history and of government, and it wouldn't be until age and numerous disappointing experiences tempered my willingness to accept, without question, the philosophies that "made America great." read story
What If the Ebola Epidemic Hit France?
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - When it comes to matters of trade and economics, experts are eager to speak of “globalization”. People are keen to talk about the dissolution of borders and the many ways that countries work together across the globe read story
Readers Write: "An open letter To Rich Funke"
Editors Note: Betty DeFazio, executive director of Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York's Action Fund Political Committe,has written the following letter to Republican Senate candidate Rich Funke, regarding his position on the Women's Equality Act: read story
The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked an appeals court ruling that would have restored seven days of voting in Ohio. In just three sentences, the court reduced voting access to tens of thousands of Ohioans, in yet another effort to suppress the vote. In North Carolina, the Appeals Court granted an injunction to restore same day registration and out of precinct voting. It didn’t strike down early voting restrictions because of time constraints, but they did acknowledge that reducing early voting is a way to suppress the vote. read story
Celebrate Farms and Schools
In October, America celebrates the harvest, and specifically initiatives to put healthy, locally-grown food on our children’s plates at school.
And, it all starts with America’s farmers and ranchers. read story
It’s time for black scholars to get off the academic plantation
When I first thought about getting a PhD in Business, I found out about the PhD Project. This ground-breaking initiative had the simple goal of creating more black professors to sit in the front of the classroom. It was established by the KPMG Foundation, and from what I understand, might have been inresponse to a series of complaints about racism that the organization had received in the past. read story