Meet Anthony Clark: Running in Illinois 7th Congressional District

Meet Anthony Clark: Running in Illinois 7th Congressional District

Anthony Clark is running for Congress in Illinois’ 7th Congressional District. He was born and raised in Oak Park, a suburb of Chicago and part of his district. He’s an active member of the community as the founder of the Suburban Unity Alliance (SUA), a group working to improve the Chicago suburbs through community engagement,Read more about Meet Anthony Clark: Running in Illinois 7th Congressional District[…]

The Single-Payer Problem that Doesn’t Exist

The Single-Payer Problem that Doesn’t Exist

In her recent piece, “The Single-Payer Problem Liberals Don’t Want to Talk About,” Monica Potts incorrectly concludes that the bill introduced by Senator Bernie Sanders, named Medicare-for-All, will lead to the elimination of jobs for low-income women. But this is a phantom “concern” conjured up solely to make the very people who will benefit mostRead more about The Single-Payer Problem that Doesn’t Exist[…]

Accessibility Is Hallmark of Vargas Presidency

Accessibility Is Hallmark of Vargas Presidency

Kendall Basham, who graduated in May 2017 from Southeast Missouri State University, always had been an admirer of the university president, Dr. Carlos Vargas-Aburto. To surprise Basham on her birthday, Dylan Kennedy, a senior and vice president of Southeast Missouri State’s student government, went to Vargas’s office and arranged for the president to join theRead more about Accessibility Is Hallmark of Vargas Presidency[…]

UCLA Course to Examine Race Through Lens of Black Horror Films, Literature

UCLA Course to Examine Race Through Lens of Black Horror Films, Literature

Tananarive Due is bringing a highly anticipated Get Out-inspired course to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) this semester. Tananarive Due The “The Sunken Place: Racism, Survival and Black Horror Aesthetic” course is based on director Jordan Peele’s popular film and students will explore how images of blackness in classic works of Black horrorRead more about UCLA Course to Examine Race Through Lens of Black Horror Films, Literature[…]

Innovative Strategies for HBCUs Proposed at CBC Conference

Innovative Strategies for HBCUs Proposed at CBC Conference

WASHINGTON — A range of solutions and strategies — from the adoption of new business models to one-on-one mentoring from African Americans who’ve attained C-Suite positions — emerged Thursday at the inaugural HBCU “braintrust” of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual legislative conference. Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover (File photo) The jam-packed marathon discussion — convenedRead more about Innovative Strategies for HBCUs Proposed at CBC Conference[…]