Saturday, August 15, 2020

Don’t reopen schools without a safety plan

Common sense and intelligence can still determine what we do, even in this crazy environment. We’re not going to use our children as guinea...

Why do we need to be convinced?

Jane Elliott said, “If we didn’t have all those years when Black lives didn’t matter, we wouldn’t have to have a Black Lives Matter...

Adding fuel to the pandemic’s fire

Since the president refuses to develop a national plan to address the coronavirus pandemic even as the death toll increases, let him hawk beans....

Jazz artists’ online concert airs in September

Chauncey Dunham, CEO/CVO of A Dante Production, is ramping up North Central Florida’s entertainment, produced by the onslaught of COVID-19, and developing into a...

Sports can unite us; racial slurs divide us

Racism runs rampant in towns and cities neighboring large Indigenous populations. I’ve been told to ‘go back to the reservation’ and asked by White...

Black women and children’s lives matter

While in the midst of proclaiming Black Lives Matter (and I agree), I want to make it clear that  all  Black Lives Matter, including...

We must confront the enemy within

At least six Black children were killed during the “Fourth of You Lie” weekend.  They weren’t doing anything wrong – just attending a community...

Youtube concert benefits faith-based nonprofit

The Museum of Arts and Sciences and A Dante Production will present “Jazz on the Green,” a must-watch performance, airing Sept. 18, 9 p.m.,...

During the pandemic, is prison a death sentence?

What happens in prison does not stay in prison. The cell blocks and bars give  us  a false sense of containment. Nothing could be...

College football practices during COVID-19 are nuts

If the NCAA isn’t responsible enough to suspend the season, it should at the very least require that every athlete be given a choice...