A Tribute to Kobe Bryant

Kobe visiting the Mamba League Youth Clinic in Harlem last March when the program expanded to NYC   I happened to open the Facebook app on my phone and saw the TMZ headline. I did a double take, then immediately googled his name to see if any other news reports said anything. Nada. It had to be fake- one of those awful headlines that people hit share without confirming the

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Discrimination in Unexpected Places

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. -Martin Luther King, Jr. Dalilah and her daughter Dahlia   When I was about 9 or 10 years old, I was at sleep away camp for the first time. I had an argument with another

Editorial: A Bronx Dad Weighs in on the Family and Medical Leave Act

By: Eric Katechis   Living in New York at times can be challenging-and when bringing home a newborn, reading the fine print in your HR handbook is a must! NY recently made strides with their Family and Medical Leave Act. Major changes now available for both parents include 12 weeks of leave. I would like to share with you, as a dad how much this affects me. My daughter was born premature by two