When the public reads stories in the media about visual artists, it is all too often about art stars that are selling their works for six-figure sums or an item detailing glamorous parties on the art fair circuit.
Lack of affordable housing. The challenges of family caregiving. Age discrimination in the workplace. These are just some of the major concerns of African-American voters age 50 and older in New York City as revealed by an AARP commissioned survey in 2013.
The Harris v. Quinn ruling on Monday was a huge step backward in the national effort to develop rights and protections for home care workers. It's also a clear call to action for all of us not to become complacent.