Friday, January 24, 2020

Raising an Olympian

By Terri Fedonczak How do you raise an Olympic athlete? The first question you want to ask yourself is not “How?’ it’s "Why?" Do you...

Afraid to call 911 – Black life in America

NICOLE LEE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE As the news swirled around the killing of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa and Keith Lamont Scott of Charlotte, I decided...

How strong is our economy?

The April unemployment rate, at 3.6 percent, is at its lowest rate since December 1969.  First-quarter growth...

A message for the class of 2015

“Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair. / It’s had tacks in it, /And splinters, / And boards torn up, / And places...

The GOP and ‘political correctness run amok’

The two most dramatic political events of last week involving the Republican
Party – Donald Trump’s election
victories in the Super Tuesday
Republican primaries, and GOP Senators
restating...

What we’ve lost, learned in one year of Trump

The year leading up to his 2017 inauguration, as the Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump espoused senseless, baseless and ultimately empty assertions about the...

We’re better than that

I can’t remember a time in my adult life when I wasn’t working on justice issues on...

Financial predators still target active duty military

The men and women who wear our nation’s uniform are expected to defend our nation at home and abroad. Yet, when it comes to...

Statues, monuments and memorials

Many people are highly insulted by Confederate statues and monuments, and they want them taken down, destroyed, or both. Since the latest movement in New...

It’s time to deal with concussions

First, let me make a recommendation. Everyone should see the movie “Concussion.” Actor Will Smith will probably get an Oscar for his role. He...