The United States of America has long been called the land of opportunity. Take a look around and you’ll see why. There are prospects and opportunities that Americans seize every day in hopes of g
BY Nathaniel J. Williams, Ed.D.
First of all, I should like to extend my sincere appreciation to the Rev. Karl Downs for the opportunity to appear on this very fine program and express myself in a manner not often at my disposal. Mu
BY Duke Ellington
I work for the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in Winston-Salem, N.C. I want to say a few words on this resolution for the reason that I come from the South and I live in the South. I live where men are ly
BY Moranda Smith
In a speech titled “Science, Edu-cation and Democracy,” delivered at the 1913 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Atlanta and published a month late
BY Kenneth R. Manning, Ph.D.
The Oct. 18 issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy confirmed what we in the nonprofit sector already knew: The nonprofit and philanthropic sector doesn’t do a very good job at this thing called dive
BY Rosetta Thurman
In 1925, as I was graduating from elementary school in the eighth grade in Rankin, which is a little borough of Pittsburgh, a Croatian student and I who were planning the class activities realized tha
BY Dorothy Height, Ph.D.
I have always entertained a high regard for the gentleman from New York, because I believed him to be a useful member of the House. He is a gentleman of talent and of fine education, and I have though
BY Joseph H. Rainey
We are waging a war here. Like any major military campaign, we need the attack power of many different armies. Clearly, our voices grow louder and our messages intensify when we work together, not apa
BY Diahann Carroll
In his welcome and inspiring maiden statement to the General Assembly, President Barack Obama correctly identified the challenges to our multilateral unity as “rooted in a discontent with the status
BY H.E. Camillo M. Gonsalves
Those who say that “race is history” have it exactly backward — history is race. America, scrambled, after all, spells “I am race.” And America is race — from its symbolism to its substanc
BY Julian Bond