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Talking trash: Big business, powerful friends

As the sanitation industry’s star was rising on Wall Street, the smaller trash contractors and operators on Main Street were being bought out by industry heavyweights.

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 06/23/2011

“Bad Teacher,” “Cars 2” and a number of independent and foreign films 

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Making people feel at home is an art

Imagine that you walk into a business, look around and notice nobody else looks like you. You’re a different age, perhaps, or you may have a different skin color.

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African-American? No; American? Yes, says GOP candidate Cain

When Bloomberg News interviewed Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain, the conservative said he did not like to be labeled as “African-American” – instead, he said he preferred “American.”

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‘Educational crisis for young men or color’

A study issued this week on educational experience observed, “…Men, especially minority men, lag behind their female counterparts in college access, educational attainment and employment. 

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