HW Pick: Where Everybody Looks Like Me By Ron Stodghill

A richly reported account of the forces threatening America's historic black colleges and universitiA richly reported account of the forces threatening America’s historic black colleges and universities—and how diverse leaders nationwide are struggling to keep these institutions and black culture alive for future generations. Continue Reading →

Pres Hopeful Ben Carson Talks Self-Reliance in Harlem

ben carson in harlemRepublican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson brought his message of self-reliance to the neighborhood on Wednesday during a campaign lunch with local business and religious leaders at Sylvia’s. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Rangel Returns From Africa With President Obama

8664bebc-c163-4b48-bc2e-14fa765d5015Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel returns from a historic trip to Ethiopia and Kenya in Africa with President Barack Obama. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: First Lady Hosts White House Kids State Dinner

By CC Minton

First Lady Michelle Obama hosted fifty-five young and talented chefs at the White House “Kids State” Dinner. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Democracy Depends On Exchanging Ideas. Do Leaders Listen?

robert-obama1By Michael McQuillan

“Answer your mail.”  Mentors taught this as the first rule of politics when I worked in the U.S. Senate for Missouri’s Stuart Symington in the Seventies.  Continue Reading →