Seeking a vision to thrive

November 15, 2018
It's time for a new social contract that creates a comprehensive vision for thriving communities in both rural and urban places. /more/

On school performance

November 7, 2018
State Education Commissioner Johnny Key recently announced he intends to ask the state to grant principals the ability to fire teachers, without due process, in what the state considers failing schools. As a parent of a Little Rock School District student, I thought it would be prudent to share my analysis of the data provided by the Arkansas Department of Education /more/

The conquering power of love

November 7, 2018
I will always be a sports fan. I will always be a baseball guy. I will always be a lover of radio. But I am much more than that. I will also always be Jewish. /more/

All in for the LRSD

November 1, 2018

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November 1, 2018
Donations in November and December will be matched. /more/

Demand more

October 25, 2018
I want you to think of the three biggest challenges facing Arkansas right now. Take a second and get them in your mind. Anything you come up with is great. Got them? /more/

Rising wages lift all

October 25, 2018
A minimum wage increase remains on the Arkansas ballot this year. That's good news for Arkansas. /more/

A new statue to represent Arkansas in D.C.

October 11, 2018
Like all states, Arkansas has two statues selected by the legislature to represent our state in the U.S. Capitol. Uriah Rose, a successful and innovative lawyer, and James P. Clarke, a former governor and U.S. senator, have represented Arkansas in National Statuary Hall for approximately 100 years. /more/

Symbols matter

October 11, 2018
I was 15 years old when I stepped into the halls of Little Rock Central High School in 1998. Attending that historic school as a young black man was a surreal experience that both informed my identity and illuminated regrettable aspects and actions in our nation's history and culture. /more/

Stand up for abortion rights

October 4, 2018
Earlier this year, I faced one of the hardest moments in my medical career. It had nothing to do with a challenging treatment or an unfamiliar case. In fact, it had nothing to do with my profession — and everything to do with politics. /more/

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