Morkeh Blay-Tofey
BLAY-TOFEY: Looking deeper on education

The U.S. Supreme Court has heard the case of Abigail Fisher, a 22-year-old woman, who believes she was denied admission to the University of Texas […]

BLAY-TOFEY: How about a plan?

Politics is a game. That’s understandable: Opposing parties must try to convince us that their candidate is best — and that other candidate is the […]

BLAY-TOFEY: Looking out for students

There comes a time every few years when teachers’ unions and school districts perform an elaborate waltz for favorable contract terms. We are witnessing this […]

BLAY-TOFEY: Ending self-destructive advocacy

A lot of noise always surrounds controversial events such as the death of Trayvon Martin and what allegedly happened on the fateful night he was […]

BLAY-TOFEY: A lesson in friendship

“Hey, are you waiting for the CT Limo?” I asked the person next to me as I just put down my overstuffed suitcase and backpack […]

BLAY-TOFEY: Why we still care

Since 1981, AIDS has caused some of the most heart-wrenching moments for our society. Unlike some diseases that snatch life in an instant, AIDS causes […]

BLAY-TOFEY: A muddied line

Ever since September, when Herman Cain said African-Americans were “brainwashed” not to consider conservative views, I have thought seriously about my own views and biases […]

BLAY-TOFEY: The right kind of foreign aid

“HIV-positive. It should have been a death sentence for her,” a good friend of mine recalled during lunch on a recent medical trip abroad to […]

BLAY-TOFEY: Compassion is fleeting

Troy Davis is dead. Gone from the Earth forever for the alleged murder of police officer Mark MacPhail in a Savannah, Ga., parking lot, Aug. […]