Corporate war profiteers, lobbyists, politicians and others encourage a war paradigm for their own self-interest. The loss of life and limb, prestige, integrity and other resources by many is too great a price to pay.
I propose a mandatory, two-year service requirement for all youths after graduating high school to address the employment crisis for our youth while instilling some values of caring.
Rather than focusing on divisive issues we should address the methods used and the people trying to divide us.
Young people have too few employment and education opportunities.
The more complex our lives, the more we believe we need leaders. And "leader" as a title is different from leadership as a practice.
To reach our full potential, we must rigorously and creatively maximize our thinking in this multidimensional and evolving world.
Despite civil rights gains, the black community remains relatively impotent. Too many of the black beneficiaries of economic and political progress have squandered our legacy, resources and potency.
We must stop being inactive and begin to hold our leaders accountable.
With the disaster in Haiti becoming a warning for other countries vulnerable to a natural disaster, Missouri needs to take action to ready itself in case a disaster should ever occur here.
"The Princess and the Frog" is packed with dazzling characters led by Princess Tiana.
Claiming the term black American as a preferred descriptor gives the author a sense of effectiveness.
We must educate ourselves and others to make the decisions that are best for society rather than allowing ourselves to be manipulated. We must take action to address the mess we face.
The Obama administration needs to demonstrate that it can bring about the hope and change promised during the campaign.
Beginning with the exploitation and colonization of Africa, Asia and the Americas and continuing through today, race has been used as an economic tool.
Are the characterstics and qualities of a great city different for ethnic minority residents?
The presidential campaign, parties, parades and celebrations are over. It's time to get to work.
Nowadays, what someone says may not always be what they mean. One has to watch out for contextual differences between phrases in order to understand today's political rhetoric.
In light of all the press about the Obama family, it seems as though all of the other families are being forgotten and left under the radar.
The new administrations at every level could benefit from the Sim-induced creativity of our youths.