Archive: January 10, 2010 - January 16, 2010
Our country shows its true face whenever we respond - anywhere, anytime, and with overflowing generosity - to catastrophic events like the earthquake in Haiti.
By Yash Gupta | January 16, 2010; 5:59 AM ET | Comments (0)
The best intended relief efforts can fall apart if countries and agencies do not communicate effectively and coordinate their contributions.
By Marshall Goldsmith | January 16, 2010; 5:44 AM ET | Comments (0)
President Obama should remind us that aiding the victims in Haiti taps into some of our most noble national values - charity, sacrifice and community.
By Ed O'Malley | January 16, 2010; 5:38 AM ET | Comments (0)
President Obama needs to encourage -- demand accountability from -- the public and private agencies delivering relief in Haiti.
By Elizabeth Sherman | January 16, 2010; 5:22 AM ET | Comments (1)
Crisis leadership is not only about what you do in the heat of the moment, but also who you become as a result of it.
By Alaina Love | January 16, 2010; 5:15 AM ET | Comments (0)
The nation cannot be deprived of the opportunity for a frank and open discussion of race. Trent Lott should have kept his job -- and Harry Reid should not lose his.
By Slade Gorton | January 14, 2010; 10:03 AM ET | Comments (1)
Instead of another zero tolerance policy, we need freedom and openness to report and deal with offenses like Harry Reid comments.
By Robert Goodwin | January 14, 2010; 5:39 AM ET | Comments (0)
We will have succeeded as a nation when we can engage in respectful conversations about race without fear or censure, but instead with a true desire to understand perspectives that may be different from our own.
By Alaina Love | January 12, 2010; 11:59 AM ET | Comments (2)
The existence of colorism is a fact in this country. How can we counter bigotry if we drive honest, open communication underground?
By Katherine Tyler Scott | January 12, 2010; 11:52 AM ET | Comments (24)
Harry Reid's comments don't just address how we speak about race; they reveal how we think about it.
By Coro Fellows | January 12, 2010; 11:51 AM ET | Comments (5)
We need to work together instead of adding to an already-contentious atmosphere by turning Harry Reid's unfortunate choice of words into political theater.
By Yash Gupta | January 12, 2010; 11:43 AM ET | Comments (4)
There are many profound issues about race in America to address with deep thought and concern. Indefensible as it is, this incident is not one of them.
By Benjamin W. Heineman, Jr. | January 12, 2010; 11:20 AM ET | Comments (2)
I have seen many leaders make mistakes when in the midst of race talk. And I am particularly intrigued when white leaders make those mistakes.
By Martin Davidson | January 12, 2010; 6:42 AM ET | Comments (27)
We are all going to make mistakes like Reid did. The best advice is shut your mouth, listen, and show people the respect you would want for you and whatever group you identify with.
By Juana Bordas | January 12, 2010; 6:37 AM ET | Comments (4)
Harry Reid tread into territory we all know to be explosive.
By Ken Adelman | January 11, 2010; 2:30 PM ET | Comments (4)
we all say foolish things. What counts is how we behave when our words come back to haunt us, and Reid has passed that test.
By Howard Gardner | January 11, 2010; 2:23 PM ET | Comments (6)