Thursday, February 20, 2020

Why Jannie Ligons is the woman of the year

Jannie Ligons is an Oklahoma City grandmother who left a friend’s house to drive home. She collided with Daniel Holtzclaw, the rogue police officer...

‘The Purge’ is happening right now

Being possessed by an abstract, non-linear psychological construct has always led me to search for the truth which may rest in both the sublime...

After Charlottesville, push for real reform

Racism, exposed once more in the terror visited on Charlottesville, Va., still scars America. Hundreds of neo-Nazis, White supremacists, Klansmen and other fervid racists gathered....

What could be worse?

Right-wing Republicans have given nearly every excuse possible for their own bad behavior. Truth and objectivity seem to escape their ilk. After hearing one...

The Republican primary’s poisonous legacy 

With last week’s primary in New Hampshire, this year’s momentous presidential contest has now begun in earnest. At last, the political world has actual...
JEROLINE MCCARTHY

Gifts galore at A Christmas to Remember

A Christmas to Remember crystallized into being a “festival,” overflowing with cars, people and laughter, VIPs, inflatable...

In praise of Birmingham’s Angela Davis

If anyone deserves a civil rights award, Angela Davis certainly does.  The activist and scholar have been...

Why Warren should be Clinton’s VP

Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic Party nominee for president, is now sorting out her pick for her running mate and potential vice president. She’s...

How to make democracy more democratic

When the United States of America was born, emphasis was far greater on “States” than “United.” Citizens of the newly-formed nation identified first and foremost...

America must equalize access to homeownership

Owning a home has long been an important part of the American Dream. A home is more than just where families come at the...