"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.
There must be an end to this poverty and racist-spawned crisis.
"All good things, all great things, sadly do not last forever. Good Joe passed on this year..."
"In my mid-50s, with no savings and less than $17,000 a year in business income, I'm left picking up the pieces of my life."