It all started with a tweet

Chase Bank’s tweet in late April attempted to instill better financial behavior. The backlash reminds us that we’re a long way from corporations acting in the interest of communities and not just shareholders.

The positive trajectory of the UR-East High partnership

The Educational Partnership Organization’s significant investment in East High went beyond financial resources. It involved highly qualified teachers and staff with the heart and fortitude to do the work and to reexamine their own practices, resulting in a program that aligns with a clear vision for academic achievement and preparation of scholars for college and career.

Lessons of the Hour: a review

Isaac Julien’s video installation tells a visually splendid story, but doesn’t ground Douglass in his marriage, his children, his Blackness. It evades the hideousness and savagery of bondage and forced labor, in order to construct mythic imagery.

Privacy law is coming

Privacy law is picking up steam across the country and abroad, with numerous bills threatening hefty fines or consumer class-action liability for noncompliance. Because compliance takes time, businesses must begin efforts now to comply with privacy laws not yet in force, even while it remains unclear who it is that will ultimately do the regulating.