Friday, July 3, 2020
Judge Dawn P. Fields

Judge reflects on Dr. King’s dream at retirees’ event

Judge reflects on Dr. King’s dream at retirees’ event Seventh Judicial Court Judge Dawn P. Fields weighed in on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s commitment...

‘Doo Day,’ and why positive Black events are important

February 17 was supposed to be a day of fun in the sun, community unity and nonviolence....

States shift higher education costs to families

As the nation’s trillion-dollar student debt continues to rise, a new analysis of public higher education’s funding finds dwindling state support is the key...

The myth of equality

SUSAN K. SMITH GEORGE CURRY MEDIA COLUMNIST As a child growing up, I found solace in words found in the Declaration of Independence and in the
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Yes, change is gonna come

JAMES WASHINGTON GUEST COLUMNIST Most of us would agree with the concept that the one sure thing that we know about life is change. The comparison to...

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...

Public policy after Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey did everything people said it would do, and more. It either drowned or swallowed everything it touched in Corpus Christi, Houston, Beaumont,...

Where is Harriet Tubman?

It sounds like such a long time ago that Barack Obama was our dearly beloved president. But...

Good news for some in the Class of 2017

The college class of 2017 is in a better employment position than any college class in a decade. With the unemployment rate (4.4 percent) lower...

Support our teachers to commemorate Brown

Sixty-five years ago, the Supreme Court ruled, in the Brown v. Board of Education case, that the...