If your legacy existed on a single wall... what would you write? Each year, Harvard's seniors confront this question. In Adams house, it is tradition for graduating students to paint a basement hallway. Some draw, others leave quotes, and a few trace a simple handprint.
The whole experience was a reminder that everyone is part of the problem -- not only the so-called politicians whom we too often blame for their lack of leadership. The roadblocks and the bridges lie in people's hearts, minds, and the stories that we tell.
Lexington is almost a textbook case of a high-performing school district that had dismissed the low performance of its low-income and African American students for years, until a determined superintendent found a way to serve them better.
If we hope to prevent violent crime in the US, we cannot constantly blame our problems on newcomers to our nation.
A little over a year ago, I wrote a reflection on how I felt about the Black Mass scheduled to happen at Harvard University. After reading Fr. James M...
The SFFA will be fighting an uphill battle with its lawsuit. It will be very challenging to prove that Asian-American applicants to Harvard are on a tougher road when elite admissions overall is that difficult.
Season 3 of the popular show, hosted and produced by Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., was put on hold until certain measures were implemented.
Once upon a time, I was proud of being offered admission to Harvard. But today, my resume would probably be better off had I skipped those four years and spent the time at home learning how to code.
I hope that you are inspired enough to give meditation a chance as you deserve greater peace in your life. For those that already meditate, and will now try it at work, I am confident your boss and colleagues will appreciate the new super-hero at the office.
Sometimes life can be a challenge, especially when reporting to difficult bosses. "Difficult" is a diplomatic term for "other agendas," and reflects poorly on a weak leadership. The past 10-15 years, I've mostly worked for investment-type companies or banks. Here are some of my real life most hilarious moments, and lessons.
I interviewed character actor Steve Zahn, one of film's most visible faces over the past 20 years, in 2009. He was memorably funny, energetic and self-effacing, much like the characters he tends to play.
In response to this dark side of gentrification, some Latino community leaders in Los Angeles launched the "gente-fication" movement ("gente" is Spanish for "people," but you already knew that).
Who are you to act as spokesperson for all people of faith in this country? For that matter, who do you think you are to speak for the Han Chinese, the Carthaginians, the Kalahari Bushmen and the Aztecs?
In his famously febrile ruminations, Hamlet contemplated suicide as perhaps the one and only way to avoid the "slings and arrows of outrageous fortune...
Dolezal's white-to-black "passing" is the complication of both white guilt and white rage in an era of Affirmative Action.
I've heard Rick Famuyiwa's Dope referred to as Nerdz 'N the Hood, which is apt -- although a better comparison would be Risky Business.