Tag Archives: Andrew Cuomo

In New York: Crazy, Kids – or Old Fashioned Hatred? You Be The Judge

Roosevelt Island, N.Y. With the rising tide of homophobia, xenophobia, racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism since the election of Donald Trump in America, indeed the world, we cannot expect to avoid a reflection in our own backyard. Even the elderly and disabled are suffering with severe budget cuts. Luckily the reflection is small. In fact, we […]

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Blue America Stands Proudly, Strongly With New Immigrants

Moral America to ICE: “¡Nunca Aqui!” – Not In Our Community! New York, N.Y. When my family came to America twelve generations and four hundred years ago, they stepped off the boat onto Plymouth Rock and became American. Today, people from around the world arrive here seeking safe haven – and our president spits in their face… New York Governor […]

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Obama Salutes Student-Led Action Day on Climate Change

Chicago, IL. Students at over 50 universities across the country rallied for the first ever “KNOW TOMORROW Day of Action”—a major national movement that united thousands of college students, activists, civic leaders, corporations and celebrities to take action on climate change. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel with Know Tomorrow Students at De Paul University.  Photo Credit: […]

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NYC Gay Pride Parade 2011 Unlike Others: Marriage

New York, NY. A sea change in New York  Although I have attended the NYC Pride Parade since 1983 – many as a marshal – this one was different. As the lesbian on motorcycles thundered into view down Fifth Avenue I did something I had not done in 28 years. I burst into tears. After […]

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World Pandemic: Young Global Leaders as Social Media Influencers

From Jamaica: Young Global Leaders Create New Global Perspective

Paws of War Asks for Help to Bring Soldier’s Dog Back to America

From Jamaica: Struggle as Motivation to Impact World

Maxwell Bennett on Malala Yousafzai and School Shootings

Lara Jabbour: 2020 Luce 24 Under 24 Award Recipient