We need to tell new stories. We need to see new actors who look, sound and act like the real America. Racism is not just a concept. It is as staring down at us from the big and small screens.
It is a national disgrace that so many poor children live in the United States of America -- the world's richest economy. It doesn't have to be this way. It's costly. And it's the greatest threat to our future national, economic and military security.
Our current century has recently celebrated her 15th birthday. In fact, as the year turned 2015, our millennium has turned sweet 15. You may have thought the usual New Year's Eve hoop-la was enough. Nowhere near. It's time for a sacred moment.
Certainly, the lack of variety in Hollywood is not the biggest problem in the world today, yet it is a serious issue and one that we can do something about. In the true U.S. tradition of protest we can boycott movies and shows that are discriminatory as a tactic to force change.
Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law, more than 15 million Americans have received some type of health coverage. This open enrollment period alone has seen almost 7 million new sign-ups. Still, there are many more to reach, especially in the Latino community, where one in four remains uninsured.
Much has been written about the how conspicuously few Latinos currently work at the top of the tech game. Much less has been written about those few Latinos trailblazers doing outstanding work every day in technology.
The Congressional GOP's unhealthy obsession with President Obama's use of his presidential powers has driven them into a strategic black hole, with very high, long-term costs for the party and future candidates.
Do our young people know about our own nation's history, particularly how our society has responded to marginalized groups? This question has been coming up consistently for me in recent months.
All in all, ever since his forceful response to the midterm elections, Obama seems to be getting more and more popular. In absolute numbers, of course, Obama still has a long way to go.
As the film Selma screens nationwide to critical acclaim, police from Clarke County arrested nine students on Friday evening in Athens, Georgia, for organizing the first "integrated classroom" for both undocumented and documented youth at the University of Georgia.
What is it like to make a financial investment in an up-and-coming social-change leader every single day of the year? Since Jan. 1, 2013, the Pollinat...
The country's Hispanic future is rapidly coming of age. One million new adult Hispanics in 2015 is just the latest milestone that shows us every day the growing power of their influence. Smart business and politicians will embrace this change, if they wish to seek their own growth and influence.
It's been nearly a year since Fox News personality Laura Ingraham tried to float the false idea that Puerto Ricans are not just as American as the rest of us.
Go 2015 Golden Globe Awards! The show gave us the comedy magic of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. But more importantly, it was a night of big wins for characters and stories that personify the power of standing out exactly as who you are.
Online communication and marketing tactics are staples of modern business. With the onset of a new year, it is always exciting to look ahead at new trends that will enhance our digital return on investment. Use this easy checklist to ensure you win in 2015.
It is my hope that with Intel and NIH leading the way, 2015 will see significant advancements in concrete investments and strategy to actualize our long struggle for equal representation in STEM.