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Encouragement is a powerful thing

By Demetrius Paschel (This is an opinion column) Many years ago, I had the privilege of mentoring juveniles in a secure detention facility.  To many of...

Wormsby: Lessons of Tiger’s major victory

By Hollis Wormsby Jr. Early on April 14, Tiger Woods prepared to tee off with the lead group at the Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. ...

Wormsby: Vigils aren’t the answer to stopping crime

By Hollis Wormsby, Jr. There was a vigil held in Bessemer on Monday night on behalf of more than 100 victims of violent crime from...

Wormsby: On this day Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died for...

By Hollis Wormsby, Jr. On April 4, 1968, black America was stunned by the news that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had been assassinated in...

Wormsby: Michael Jackson documentary, ‘Leaving Neverland,’ not credible

By Hollis Wormsby This is an opinion column It was really difficult for me to watch “Leaving Neverland” as a person who grew up the consummate...

Wormsby: Enough is Enough

By Hollis Wormsby, Jr. One of my long-term friends came by the house the other day visibly upset. I asked him what was wrong, and he...

Malveaux: Let’s call out the white terrorists

Dr. Julianne Malveaux An Australian white nationalist man who says he hates immigrants acted out his hate by murdering at least 49 people and seriously...

Wormsby: May be time to divorce from the Democratic Party

By Hollis Wormsby, Jr. Ever since John Kennedy was elected president in 1960, the black community has been inextricably bound to the Democratic Party. Abraham Lincoln...

Wormsby: Long-term solution to reduce crime      

By Hollis Wormsby Jr. Last week we looked at tightening the criteria for setting bail to keep violent criminals off the street as a short-term...

Malveaux: The importance of the Congressional Black Caucus

Dr. Julianne Malveaux What does the Congressional Black Caucus do?  It takes Majority Whip James Clyburn to make it understandable.  "It's not only what we...

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