It is clear: Politicians are playing politics with education. And it's a game we cannot afford to lose.
"This is so much bigger than basketball," Wade said as she detailed the journey that took the family from poverty to a position of philanthropy with the Wade's World Foundation.
Instead of giving the wealthiest Americans a free ride, why shouldn't we ask them to pay their fair share? That's the only way we are going to bring fairness to our tax system and make our nation stronger, healthier and more competitive.
Starting a small business is a spiritual journey. You should pick a verse that will inspire you. I thought it would be helpful to share some of my favorites. Use these bible verses in the good and tough times in your small business.
If you're like me, and putting off finishing your taxes until the last minute, you can at least be thankful that we have until April 17th this year to file. I turned to Lisa Greene-Lewis, a CPA and the Turbotax Blog Manager, for advice.
Every month since 2001, the United States has lost an average of 50,000 good-paying manufacturing jobs. Almost seven out of every ten of those lost jobs were in the construction, truck driving, warehouse or other blue-collar sectors.
The new federal measurements are not official yet and they are not perfect, but they are a start. We are on our way to capturing student success, in terms of graduation rates, in a more complete and fair manner.
San Franciscans gathered at City Hall April 5 to commemorate the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and express outrage at the slaying of Trayvon Martin, local homicides claiming the lives of three young men this week, and "economic violence" resulting in foreclosures and poverty.
Professor Weigelt of Wharton Business School speaks of the moral obligation elite universities have in helping provide opportunities, role models and improving education in inner-city communities.
As the Supreme Court, on this third and final day, weighs the future of the Affordable Care Act (AKA "Obamacare"), the saga of Kenya's journey these past few months demonstrates the life-or-death significance of the Court's deliberations.
Over the last decade, blacks experienced the largest decline in employer-sponsored health insurance coverage. If President Obama's Affordable Care Act is revoked, blacks and all other groups will find it increasingly difficult to obtain health insurance.
In today's climate, with nearly 50 percent of all first marriages ending in divorce, many are worried about merging finances when getting married. Here are five reasons why mixing finance with romance is not only a good idea but can save your relationship as well.
In my mind, this doesn't indicate we should give up on college for everyone, but it does mean we have to be very careful about what pathways we're sending young people down which don't lead to gainful employment.
There is $850 billion moving through black consumers' hands each year, with 90 percent of that amount going to businesses owned and controlled by non-black businesses, according to James Clingman Jr. That is a vast amount of revenue that never makes its way to the African American community.
The Pentagon's defiant pledge to stick with the Rush Limbaugh show bumps up against a few hard and insulting realities. The military is bankrolled by taxpayers. They have no obligation to subsidize bias, bigotry, and slander.
Economic justice is at the root of all social justice. Today, we must make Dr. King's dream real by actually making free enterprise and capitalism work for the poor and the under-served.