Monthly Archive for April, 2012

: April, 2012

My brush with a Civil Rights pioneer

I met Andrew Young, a former politician and Civil Rights activist, at the Georgia Aquarium Thursday. He was on a panel with other public figures, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, photographer Anne

Where’s the diversity on “The Bachelor?”

A class-action suit has been filed against ABC for claims of purposely excluding blacks, Asians and Latinos from star roles in its television shows, “The Bachelor,” and “The Bachelorette,” Newsday

Obama visits Rosa Park’s bus

I’ve signed up for the White House’s “Photo of the Day” email list. I thought today’s photo was kind of cool. In today’s photo, President Barack Obama is sitting on the famous bus where Rosa Parks, a

What’s your take on women’s rights?

In honor of Women’s History Month, I wrote a couple of articles about the Women’s Rights Movement. One article was about the effect of the Women’s Rights Movement on women today and what challenges

Three reasons to go see Jeremiah Wright speak

Rev. Jeremiah Wright has been labeled a racist who speaks out against the government. However, here are three reasons I may go see him speak at New Hope Baptist Church in Danbury in June. Will he say

What is the definition for “woman” these days?

I was reading an article on CNN today about a transgendered woman who was kicked out of the Miss Universe pageant, but then later readmitted. The Miss Universe Organization said she met the “gender
Categories: Gender Issues

Senior sues Walmart for age discrimination

What do you think about the following story? Do you think Walmart was at fault or do you think the woman could not handle her job responsibilities? A 73-year-old Long Island woman,  Anne