How do we venerate age? How do we talk about death, dying, and grief? How do we comfort the bereaved? How do we honor the memories and legacies of loved ones?
All eyes were on First Lady Michelle Obama last Thursday when she entered the stage at the annual conference of the National Alliance to End Homelessness at Washington's Renaissance Hotel. Everyone stood as she walked toward Leon Drake, the Vietnam-war and OIF veteran who had introduced her, and gave him a hug.
First Lady Michelle Obama and First Lady Laura Bush on stage during Investing in Our Future at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, August 6, 2014. Photo ...
I have lately been wondering if a white man were in office during these tumultuous times of global and humanitarian crises if he wouldn't be given more slack from the American people.
I recently attended the annual meeting of the School Nutrition Association, the trade group that represents the 55,000 food service workers who have the thankless job of feeding millions of schoolchildren every day.
Kathleen Tullie is the Director of Social Responsibility for Reebok and the Founder and Executive Director of BOKS, a free before school physical activity program for kids that is backed by Reebok and the Reebok Foundation. BOKS is the primary initiative of the Reebok Foundation.
If you aren't completely transfixed by photos from Gaza, Ukraine, Iraq or the border right now, you might have come across this. Simply put, it's the best visual to come out of the administration in months, maybe longer.
Why are we eating and making our children eat so much without allowing them to go out and play outdoors? Most parents I know today give electronics for 2-3 years old kids as presents, "caging" them at home playing digital lonely games.
You don't just see The Barbican's recently opened Digital Revolution exhibition in London, you live it, breathe it, even make it.
We should never forget that the freedoms we sometimes take for granted in our nation were paid for in lives. I recently met a veteran who embodies this spirit and more.
The profession that has spent decades discussing student assessment and teacher tenure must radically improve the way school counselors are viewed and able to do their work in eight weeks.
According to a DeSmogBlog review of White House meeting logs, between 2009 and 2013, the Obama White House held 32 meetings with Cheniere board members and lobbyists.
In many ways the Summit, held on June 23rd, felt like a movement, a combination of a political pep rally and a church service with crowds of true believers jumping to their feet, calling out from the audience, and cheering.
Moira Forbes delivered a Trifecta on the track for Thoroughbred Women running and winning and earning success governed by the four Forbes metrics: money, media presence, spheres of influence, and technology.
She's baaack! Hillary Rodham Clinton is on the campaign trail whether she will admit it or not! And whether conservatives like it or not, they currently have no one to run against her. Just don't tell them that.
Although the landmark decision achieved integrated student bodies in some schools, like Topeka's, it resulted in a huge loss -- the alarming forced displacement of black teachers. The consequences of that loss have lasted, and the current national picture is bleak.