Friday, June 5, 2020

George Floyd – another name added to the list

In his poem “No Man is an Island,” John Donne wrote,  “Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind.” I’ve always been...

Death has engulfed America; what can we do?

Everywhere you turn and look, someone is dying. They are sick with the COVID-19 virus, these people are grandmothers and grandfathers, some are working...

Uniting to defeat an external enemy

The calamity that has been wrought by the coronavirus is the result of an external attack, this time by a virus rather than an...

African American Cultural Society names new board of directors

  The African American Cultural Society’s (AACS) Nominating/Election Committee recently issued a statement that ballots for the election of three positions on the Board of...

A shoutout to these high achievers from Flagler high schools

Despite canceled proms and classic graduation ceremonies altered by COVID-19, two local students are at the top of their game. Alexander Harvey and Brea Dwyer...

Affordable childcare for domestic workers is essential to pandemic recovery

Do you see the light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel? With all 50 states and the District of Columbia either lifting “shelter...

The mental health and educational aftermath of our kids from COVID-19

Like many who have had to shelter-in-place, I’ve had time for introspection and reflection. I’ve had to limit contact with family members, but I’ve...

Even physically distant, grads find ways to celebrate and inspire

Like proud fathers everywhere, I was looking forward to the high school graduation of my only son this spring. It’s a rite of passage...

DeSantis now blames user error for Florida unemployment woes

This was a bad moment for the governor. People are hurting. They’re scared. They’re broke. But DeSantis gets peevish and sounds like he’s totally...

Can we trust cruise ships, airlines to protect us from coronavirus?

Reopening fever is being peddled as the antidote to cabin fever, a major side effect of the novel coronavirus quarantine. Travelers are eager to get...