Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Dallas debunks every gun anti-safety myth

One of the more unsettling revelations about the tragedy in Dallas is that the mentally unbalanced gunman was rejected, after a background check, for...

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...

Warning: More cesspool politics ahead

Donald Trump’s success completes for the moment the most astonishing act of self-destruction in the history of American politics. I’m referring, of course, to...

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...

Race, gender and healing

Just a few days before the corrosive 2016 election, it occurs to me that no matter what the outcome, our social fabric has been...

Sean Hannity’s Black Conservatives By A. Peter Bailey

  As anyone who regularly reads this column knows, I have absolutely no regard for Sean Hannity, the obnoxious, right-wing talk show propagandist for Fox...

Roger Wilkins’ life story is the story of civil rights

For Roger Wood Wilkins, the civil rights movement was the family business. When Wilkins was born in 1932 in segregated Kansas City, Mo., his uncle...

Congress must stand up against Trump and fight Russian tampering

For at least half a dozen years, possibly longer, the corrupt leaders of Russia have been engaged in a massive campaign to disrupt the...

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...

Calling all faith leaders to unite

We are truly living in a dysfunctional society. With the recent police killings of unarmed Black youth, something needs to be done. Let’s not stop...