Middle Class

There is no Promised Land without Black America

The emerging new black leadership owes black America tangible change. Across the blogosphere, in newsprint and on television and radio pundits are breathlessly hailing the rise of the Joshua Generation. While initially used by the Barack Obama campaign as a … Continued


Neighbor Turns Ugly When American Dream Disappears

Buying a home can be a ticket out of poverty. It can symbolize a shift from the poor camp to the middle class.  Owning a house can represent a sense of financial security and mobility for many families and their … Continued

Is there a Woman in the House?

Like many progressive women across the nation I faced a tough decision leading up to the democratic primaries. I began to question my friends about who they would choose and why. One friend told me she voted for Hillary in … Continued