Importantly, black male representation in higher education is proportional to black male representation in the adult population. However, lack of adequate guidance and academic rigor in high schools has resulted in black males being underrepresented at competitive universities… and overrepresented at community colleges and online universities.

The experiments placed a computer in a wall in a slum, connected it to the internet and then turned it over to the community to see what would happen. No teachers, no instructions, just access to the world’s living library, the internet. The result was radically positive. Children driven by the power of curiosity figured it out. They overcame language barriers and educational gaps. And as one child figured it out, they started teaching the others.

One idea I had was to delay Obamacare by not implementing the health-insurance exchanges and the Medicaid expansions. This would save tens of billions of dollars, and it wouldn’t cut a program that has already started.

Of course, the president has rejected this idea and every other rational proposal to make these cuts in a way that doesn’t jeopardize services. Instead, he’s using scare tactics and political theater to promote the solution he prefers for every problem — more taxes and more spending.

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal has affirmed that the city official who gave the fence the go-ahead back in 2006, didn’t have the authority to permanently close a public street.

Mark Moseley

Mark Moseley blogs at Your Right Hand Thief. Until mid 2014, Mark Moseley was The Lens' opinion writer, engagement specialist and coordinator for the Charter Schools Reporting Corps. After Katrina and...