What I learned in El Paso

I was invited to give a distinguished lecture at the University of Texas, El Paso (UTEP). The title of my lecture was Equity and Computing in an Era of Chaos. While the lecture went well, the experience was profoundly moving for me. I’d never been to El Paso before. ...

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October 5th was the deadline for students eligible to renew their participation in DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. For those students who came to the United States as children, DACA grants them permission to stay and continue their education and civic...

First Day of School in the neo-Klan Era

This is about me.    Today was my daughter’s first day of school. For a variety of difficult reasons connected to the price black people pay to get our children elite education in the south, her school is predominantely white. It is a progressive white school as far...