The Strength in Sadness

Krystal: Let’s face it. There is no shortage of things to be upset about these days. Whether it’s grief from the loss of a loved one, a breakup, losing your job, not finding a job, losing a friendship, or...

We Shall Not Be Moved

  What do Albright, Einstein, and Estefan have in common? Less than a week into the Trump administration and we have been witness to an unprecedented torrent of self-centered, self-promoting, and...

We Shall Not Be Moved

  Coretta Scott King in 1964 Those who seek elevation to high office must meet high standards – on judgment, on fairness, and in upholding values at our nation's core. Values like tolerance,...

Black History Is About The Future

Yako: Black History Month is coming up. When I first arrived in New York from The Netherlands some 10 years ago, I was of course not very familiar with Black History Month. Soon after my arrival, I started to...

Christmas Cringes

Krystal: It’s that time again. The holiday music in almost every public space, the good-natured laughter among friends, family and co-workers, the heightened utility bills from decorations, and ridiculous...