Fifty years ago, a depraved and savage crime rocked the civil rights movement: the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama.
Fred McKissack Jr.
It is sad in the 21st century that we’re still dealing with these ancient, ridiculous and – yes – hurtful stereotypes.
Will that frat-boy sensibility prevail in a Romney presidency?
Our future together, as Americans, is linked like the leaves of a tree. We will either flourish or wilt together. By Fred McKissack Jr.
We need more local broadcasting, not a return to the Fairness Doctrine, to enhance our media diet.
Paul may be the most entertainingly embarrassing candidate to receive airtime since George Wallace in 1968. Like Wallace, Paul’s base consists of millions of disaffected whites who see Paul as their savior.
In giving thanks for what we have, we need to commit ourselves to the principle that no child should go hungry in the land of plenty.