Category: Opinion

Ask Sista Girl – September 2017

Dear Sista Girl, I met a high-school classmate for lunch the other day. I hadn’t seen him for 32 years. It was nice to reminisce Read more »

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Just the Facts

by Errington C. Thompson, MD – Let’s look at some facts… Hurricane Harvey As you know, Harvey was a devastating hurricane that came ashore between Read more »

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Local Black Community Needs Fearless Leadership

By William Cameron, Jr. – It’s time to face facts. It’s time to call a spade a spade. American democracy is being attacked, and not Read more »

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Ask Sista Girl – August 2017

Dear Sista Girl: After being married for 21 years with several separations in between, I am finally done with my husband. I feel like a Read more »

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Don’t Lie to Poor Kids About Why They’re Poor

By Josh Hoxie Those at the bottom—and the top—deserve to know why their experiences are so different. Work hard and you’ll get ahead—that’s the mantra Read more »

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Chaos or KAOS

by Errington C. Thompson, MD – In 1965, a new television comedy debuted, Get Smart, starring Don Adams as Maxwell Smart, Agent 86, and Barbara Read more »

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Ask Sista Girl – July 2017

Dear Sista Girl, I’m currently separated from my husband for the seventh time. He left me years ago when I was at a low point Read more »

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Building a Better Healthcare System

by Errington C. Thompson, MD – A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of being one of several speakers addressing the benefits of Read more »

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Free as You Can Afford to Be

By Jim Hightower – GOP leaders want to protect your “freedom” to be poor, powerless, sick, and uninsured. I think of freedom in positive, aspirational Read more »

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Remember Me

By Kathy Sanders – As a mother of three girls, grandmother of two boys, and sister to four brothers, I have to be concerned with Read more »

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