We all stand on the shoulders of earlier generations of radicals and reformers who challenged the status quo of their day. Unfortunately, most Americans know little of this progressive history.
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My commencement message was devoted to child welfare practice. Currently, the public child welfare systems and agencies across the country are experiencing a severe workforce crisis.
Ask yourself when and why feminists stopped talking about peace and started talking about being tough enough to go to war, and think about what that means.
Only someone with a sick sense of humor would deride activists who toil in Chicago's worst neighborhoods, dedicating time and effort to providing poor and disenfranchised citizens with a voice in the political and social process.
The fact that it took decades to celebrate a social justice icon this way will likely be lost eventually in the institutionalization of the place where people commute.
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