It's graduation season, but for some state budgets, it is also open season on higher education. State legislatures across the country, including Pennsylvania, are cutting funds for colleges and trade schools, forcing institutions to raise tuition. It was already hard enough for kids to afford a college education, now it will be even harder.
It is hard to believe it's been twenty years since Rodney King asked us all to "get along" in the wake of the LA Riots. Sadly, we don't seem to be getting any closer to getting along. Trayvon Martin and voter ID laws are only a couple of ways our collective racism has been revealed.