IT'S EVERY parent's greatest fear. A middle-of-the-night call that a child has been hurt - or worse. And whether it's your own child or someone else's, and no matter how many times we've seen it happen before, no parent should ever have to bury a child. It just isn't natural.
WHEN state Sens. Anthony Williams and Jeffrey Piccola introduced a bill to allow parents whose children attend the city's worst schools in the poorest neighborhoods to apply state funding to tuition at private schools, I was dead-set against it.
OPRAH Winfrey's new cable network, OWN, a joint venture between her production company and Discovery Communications, is just a month old today. But already there are complaints from some fellow African-Americans that she's neglecting her own.