Public artist Rick Lowe has been named a 2014 MacArthur fellow. He is the founder of Project Row Houses, a non-profit community art project dedicated to rebuilding houses in the Third Ward section of Houston, Texas. Also known as the "genius grant," the award is a cash gift of $625,000 to be paid over a five-year period.
H. Carl McCall, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the State
University of New York, has been a tireless and relentless champion of
higher education and that’s why he is firmly committed to a recent
initiative by HistoryMakers, the nation’s largest African American video
oral history archive.
There's been a lot of discussion about the C word lately: capitalism. The dialog has once again descended into a debate over whether income
inequality actually exists, or is a problem, or who's to blame, or what
role – if any – government and private industry can play, and more
importantly, what choices individuals have to correct the situation in
their own lives.