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80-Year-Old Texas Woman Charged with Trying to Kill Husband

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – An 80-year-old North Texas woman has been charged with trying to kill her husband during an argument but police...

People, Places and Things

By Gwen DeRu ENJOY THE HOLIDAYS!! THIS IS THE SEASON… OUTDOORS SPORTS… WALKS IN THE PARK …FUN TRIPS!! ENJOY THE COLD DAYS!!   WRAP UP!! FIRST…MAXINE HERRING PARKER the Birmingham City Council President...

One Man’s Opinion

Opinion: College Football vs. NFL by Jesse J. Lewis, Sr. Football is a contact sport in college and the pros. It's not a week that passes...

INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE

By Steve Flowers In recent years, there has been significant emphasis on warning people about the dangers of texting and driving and rightfully so. The number of...

How Can We Fix The Mis-Education of Black Children?

By Jeremy Houston As parents of Black or African American children, some of us are cognizant of the persistent racial inequities and biases in the...

Recognizing the Costs of Freedom

   We are very good in this country of remembering our veterans and celebrating our freedom. Every year, we devote three holidays to our...

The Government Shutdown: A Young Man’s Perspective

by Darryl Sanders During the recent government shutdown, I learned that Congress had one key duty in the Constitution, which was to pass spending bills...

The Power of Our Shared Vision and Partnership

by Benjamin Todd Jealous Two decades ago, as a young organizer in Mississippi, I learned that there are only two types of temporal power: organized...

From Where I Sit It Ain’t Over

Dr. Horace Huntley Contrary to Commissioner Jimmie Stephens’s belief that the battle has been “fought and won,” the battle for equity and justice is ongoing. ...

What Does It Mean

by Darrius Samuel What is correction without a mistake? What does freedom mean if you have never escaped? What is happiness if you have never been sad? How...

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