Much of my experience as a black woman has been learning to survive in white spaces.
The last time I was able to exist in a majority black environment was in elementary school, more than 15 years ago. Once I matriculated into the next level of academia, my parents decided to place me into a more “diverse” middle and high... Read more
WHEN HE GOES LOW, SHE GOES HIGH
She also offered some solid advice for anyone running against him.
Oprah Winfrey isn’t playing President Donald Trump’s insult game.
In recent weeks, Trump has repeatedly attacked the actress and talk show maven. He called Winfrey “very insecure” in a tweet last month and over the weekend he promised to make a possible presidential run “painful” for... Read more
He’s nominated 87 people to be lifetime federal judges. They’re about as diverse as a casting call for “Mad Men.”
More than a year into his presidency, Donald Trump is making the nation’s courts look a lot more like him: white, male and straight.
To date, Trump has nominated 87 people to be judges with lifetime tenure on U.S. district courts, circuit courts or Supreme Court... Read more
Every year around Thanksgiving and Christmas, billionaire Robert Smith and his wife, Hope Dworaczyk, invite a group of 30 former foster children to their Colorado ranch to spend the holidays with their family. The gesture is rooted in Smith’s days at Cornell University, where he met a former foster kid who was looking for a place to stay on campus... Read more
Says HUD needs to think differently
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson announced a new initiative to help HUD-assisted families achieve self-efficiency.
Carson announced HUD will launch its new EnVision Centers, which will be located on or near public housing developments. HUD explained these centers will be hubs for what it calls the four key pillars of self-sufficiency: character... Read more