Friday, July 3, 2020

No studies; we need action

While listening to the Republican presentation of its so called Justice Act, I was disappointed. It was my hope their bill would come close...

On Juneteenth, we honored victims of racial violence

Contrary to recent claims by President Trump, the holiday of Juneteenth was quite well known before this year. It’s true that most people don’t learn...

‘Looters and lowlifes,’ I stand with all of them

I stand with the looters and low lives and reject a man whose unfamiliarity with truth is a vexation, abomination, and a despicable affront...

Juneteenth event celebrates cultural expressions of African American history

The virtual 2020 Juneteenth celebration was a platform of an interactive presentation video, weighing in on the cultural expressions of African American history. It fit...

One bad apple spoils the barrel

Today there is a roiling debate in the United States over whether police departments should be disbanded and replaced with civic structures that better...

Bringing down the symbols of hatred

The aftermath and ongoing circumstances of the murder of George Floyd have given each of us reasons to give focused thought to the current...

Retired nurse celebrates 95th birthday, thanks to local group

  Guests wearing facial masks were vigilant May 9, socially distancing themselves in the driveway to celebrate Lucille Huesner’s 95th birthday. The Golden Girls Birthday Luncheon...

NAACP economic development chair helps local entrepreneurs

Orlando Johnson was tapped by Flagler County NAACP president Linda Sharpe Matthews in 2013 to serve as the branch’s Economic Development chair. In the role,...

Floyd’s killers and people who share their beliefs don’t deserve benefit of the doubt

“Those who commit the murders write the reports, and hence these lasting blots upon the honor of a nation cause but a faint ripple...

50 years later, there’s still so much to be done

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of...