Too Lucrative to Succeed

Victim: One that is injured, destroyed, or sacrificed under any of various conditions: One that is subjected to oppression, hardship, or mistreatment. Pity: Sympathetic sorrow for one suffering, distressed, or unhappy: Something to be regretted Tavis Smiley’s report on the failure of African American males must be commended. Unfortunately, what is debilitating for these young […]

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The “Big Five” Begin At The Bottom

The Urban Institute reports, of the ten worst metros for black-white equity, New York’s “Big Five” make up half the list. 91. Philadelphia–Camden–Wilmington, PA–NJ–DE–MD 92. Rochester, NY 93. Albany–Schenectady–Troy, NY 94. Toledo, OH 95. Bridgeport–Stamford–Norwalk, CT 96. New York–Northern New Jersey–Long Island, NY–NJ–PA 97. Syracuse, NY 98. Buffalo–Niagara Falls, NY 99. Chicago–Naperville-Joliet, IL–IN–WI 100. Milwaukee–Waukesha–West […]

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Cuomo Must Go!

Whenever any form of Government becomes destructive . . . it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it . . . But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute despotism, it is their right, it is […]

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Suffer Not The Little Children

With A Child’s Heart With A Child’s Heart Go face the worries of the day With a child’s heart Turn each problem into play No need to worry no need to fear Just being alive makes it all so very clear With a child’s heart Nothing can ever get you down With a child’s heart […]

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The First of Many

Our strength as a human race rests in the love we have for each other! “Greatest Love Of All” I believe the children are our future Teach them well and let them lead the way Show them all the beauty they possess inside Give them a sense of pride to make it easier Let the […]

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It’s A Small World

Peace to all. On vacation in California, after landing and boarding a shuttle to our destination, it happened that we shared the shuttle with two other people. In conversation we learned that our fellow travelers were from Philadelphia and worked for the Center for Hunger-free communities of rex University School of Public Health. Angela Sutton […]

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What You Elect Is What You Get

With elections only one month away, this post is offered as a decision making tool for those who will vote. The following scenario is presented with no distinct individuals or groups in mind. The outcomes of the choices we make when electing our leaders is crucial and as a governing body, we, the people, must […]

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