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First confirmed case of Ebola confirmed in the United States: CDC

First confirmed case of Ebola confirmed in the United States: CDC

The United States now has one confirmed case of Ebola, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday, marking the first domestic appearance of the deadly virus that has ravaged swaths of continental Africa. The as-yet unidentified patient is located in Dallas, officials say, effectively confirming…

We Need to Focus on Strategies for Building Generational Wealth

We Need to Focus on Strategies for Building Generational Wealth

During a recent Monopoly night with my husband, I was ahead, with lots of cash and some properties. But a few bad rolls of the die later, I found myself mortgaging my properties. I lost more equity at every turn despite the $200 in play money I had…

Today’s Police Put On a Gun and a Camera

Today’s Police Put On a Gun and a Camera

PULLMAN, Wash. — Amateur videos of police officers doing their jobs have become part of the fabric of urban democracy, with embarrassing or violent images spreading via social media in minutes. But more police agencies, especially after the unrest following an unarmed teenager’s shooting in Ferguson, Mo., are…

New Report Details Barriers to Black Girls’ Success

New Report Details Barriers to Black Girls’ Success

A collection of statistics: 34 percent of African-American girls did not graduate high school on time in 2010,…

How American Intelligence Works in the 21st Century

How American Intelligence Works in the 21st Century

What are the odds? You put about $68 billion annually into a maze of 17 major intelligence outfits.…

Depression Is Not One-Size-Fits-All, And Neither Is The Treatment

Depression Is Not One-Size-Fits-All, And Neither Is The Treatment

Living with depression can be overwhelming enough, but when it comes to figuring out treatment, the weight of…

NYC Jail Commissioner: No Solitary Confinement For 16-Year-Old, 17-Year-Old Inmates By End Of The Year

NYC Jail Commissioner: No Solitary Confinement For 16-Year-Old, 17-Year-Old Inmates By End Of The Year

NEW YORK (AP) — By the end of the year, city corrections officials will end their longstanding practice…

No, Women’s Soccer Does Not Have A Domestic Violence Problem

No, Women’s Soccer Does Not Have A Domestic Violence Problem

Roger Goodell must be relieved. On Friday, critics of the NFL’s handling of domestic violence cases found a…

Mr. President, Here’s How to Help Ferguson Today: Give Youth Access to Federally Funded Jobs

Mr. President, Here’s How to Help Ferguson Today: Give Youth Access to Federally Funded Jobs

Sept. 24 was the 49th anniversary of an important federal policy ensuring access to taxpayer-funded work for all…

Replacing Eric Holder Without Displacing Voting Rights and Civil Rights

Replacing Eric Holder Without Displacing Voting Rights and Civil Rights

Almost as quickly as news broke that Attorney General Eric Holder was resigning, people began assessing and critiquing…

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