The marvel others are expecting from Obama is connectivity, as if in Air Force One, the United States president will have brought the fiber optic cable that will lift the island from the precarious state of its internet access.
This post is a surreal one for me to write. I am still in a utter amazement that my visit to the White House truly happened. Since I was a littl...
Dateline -- Austin, Texas: It came. And it went. In flash, it seemed. "SXSW Interactive", or the digital tech part of that annual multimedia extrava...
Cuba needs change, change that should happen with the help of the United States, specifically by lifting the constraints against the island and becoming a partner walking side by side.
Her guest list of who she desired attend was as politically and spiritually diverse as our nation. The all-encompassing array of people present illustrated the mutual respect and admiration held for the graceful First Lady, Mrs. Ronald Reagan.
We have to do better in not just talking and writing about these issues but taking action, even small ways. Here are five women who are making a difference in the lives of many girls all over the world.
Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), ranking member of the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry, has consistently been a ...
Just as the progress of the first Reconstruction was followed by decades of retrenchment and reversal, many of the formidable threats millions of poor children and families -- of all races, but especially children of color -- face today are very dangerous steps backwards.
In the waning days of Black History Month, I cannot help but hearken back to how I spent the days leading up to MLK Day. For three days, I had the pleasure of participating in the 2016 Nexus USA Youth Summit - a global movement to bridge communities of wealth and social entrepreneurship.
Over the past decade or so, the climate has improved for people with mental illness, and that is true whether or not a person has a beautiful mind.
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy gave us a taste today of what can be achieved when good government works closely with caring and motivated constituents -- the end of veteran homelessness in his state.
Since launching the Campaign to Change Direction in March 2015, I have often been asked why--and how--Give an Hour, a national nonprofit organization ...
In what Tchen referred to as the "culmination of the last seven years," she spoke on the White House's just-announced, United State of Women summit. Slated for May 23, the summit will be the first-ever dedicated to women and girls.
"Mama? Can I be like Rachel Maddow when I grow up?" We were in the swarming crowd tumbling out of the school that night a few weeks ago when Rachel Maddow brought her TV show to Flint.
Yeah, he said that last night at a rally in Des Moines, specifically addressing "the school-aged kids" in the audience. Cute, right?
Apparently, caring about kids' health is another position that just won't fly in an election year.