TAYLOR: This Is Why We Must Engage

June 7, 2017 Johnny C. Taylor Jr. 0

As the president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, I’m spending a good amount of time working to build strategic, government alliances that extend beyond our traditional Democratic support. If you’re wondering why, all you need to do is look at a map of where America’s historically black colleges and universities are located. […]

Trump Supporters Think They’re on a Reality Show

August 31, 2016 Bill Fletcher Jr. 0

There is something that I have found particularly odd in this election season and there have been many things that have been odd. There have been consistent media reports of interviews with supporters of Republican nominee Donald Trump that indicate that many of them do not take seriously his various pronouncements. […]

Hillary Clinton Stands on the Shoulders of Shirley Chisholm

August 25, 2016 WI Webstaff 0

“Women in this country must become revolutionaries. We must refuse to accept the old, the traditional roles and stereotypes…We must replace the old, negative thoughts about our femininity with positive thoughts and positive action affirming it, and more. But we must also remember that we will be breaking with tradition, and so we must prepare ourselves educationally, economically, and psychologically in order that we will be able to accept and bear with the sanctions that society will immediately impose upon us.” — Shirley Chisholm […]

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