By Brenda Robinson—There are some controversies that are more resolvable than others. Gay marriage is not one of them.
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Brenda Robinson is an NNPA Emory O. Jackson award-winning columnist for Frost Illustrated.
In our tribute to Bettye Jean Poignard, Lionel Richie said it best: “You’re once, twice, three times a lady,” and Fort Wayne loves you. Poignard, in her departure from this life on Thanksgiving Eve, caused most of us to reflect on her contributions personally and professionally
LET’S DO BETTER Absence of proper resources in underserved neighborhoods has been at the forefront of discussion since the 1960s riots. During that era, businesses began moving out of center-cities across America. Riots, however, were not the only reason entrepreneurs abandoned center-cities. Other explanations for the desertions were, “high crime and poor sales.” However, a […]
LET’S DO BETTER Most of us are thankful. Most of us grew up believing Thanksgiving was a time to show gratitude for whatever we had. As time passed, we became somewhat more aware of the historical inaccuracy of Thanksgiving (for example, discovering America’s theft from Native Americans), but the tradition remained. This celebration is now […]
Criticism of the reality television show, Preachers of L.A., has caused reasonable people to question the logic of some high profile preachers. Perhaps, there is some truth to the cliché: “Some were called and some just went.”
The celebration marking the 20th year of operation for the Euell A. Wilson Center was an ordinary event. However, what does not fall into the ordinary category was the woman; a legend; who founded the center, why it was established, and her deceased son who inspired the action.