Dr. Howard, the son of a long line of coal miners, was born November 23, 1951 in Hazard, Kentucky.
At the graduation ceremony of Tuskegee University, Michelle Obama spoke of the racial barriers facing African Americans and encouraged them to overcome discrimination.
It would be fitting justice that Jackson should be replaced with a representative of the people he tried to exterminate.
"This is a teachable moment that affirms that broken windows policing destroys lives and opportunities."
For far too long there has been such racial dissension and oppression in this country.
"You have to see yourself in the shoes of those accused. Or a biker's boots. Or a young man's Nikes. Even a librarian's orthopedic sneakers."
Rick heard my lecture about racism and what that starred and barred flag projected to the world.
Student Ivy Ziedrich confronted Jeb Bush and taught us what it means to put the people in "government of the people, by the people, for the people."
It was corporate decisions and pro-corporate government policies that led our city's children into catastrophe.
The great thing about the New York subway is the people: it feels like you're seeing people from every place on Earth.