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Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

Teaching Black History in our schools

Viewpoints: Last summer, I hosted a hackathon for middle school students at Medgar Evers College. Picture 40 enthusiastic young people ready to learn about coding, computer science, and technology, along with CodeEd educators and the welcoming college staff. Comment

Whither, West Indies cricket?

Viewpoints: “WICB needs to take responsibility for the fall for WI cricket.”-Ramnaresh Sarwan, former WI captain “The West Indies Cricket Board is the most unprofessional in the world…Cameron is ‘immature’, ‘arrogant’ and ‘not having West Indies cricket at heart’…a dictator… I think we had enough as players.”- Dwayne Bravo Comments (1)

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018

Nothing golden about this 50-year anniversary

Viewpoints: This month marks a golden anniversary for American wages, but don’t expect celebration around the nation. On the contrary. In February 1968, the federal minimum wage increased from $1.40 to $1.60 an hour, giving minimum wage workers what would turn out to be the highest level of purchasing power they would enjoy for the next 50 years. Comment

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