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For the sake of (white) children

Several years ago, a television commercial asked parents to consider the lengths to which they would go to protect their children. After the narrator...

Well past time to remove white supremacy,toxic culture from the art world

Earlier this month a job posting for Newfields (formerly Indianapolis Museum of Art) went viral. Newfields advertised a job opening by stating that the...

Here we go again! Enough! My personal response to the Newfields misstep

I am tired and I want this to stop. I do not want to have to tell the next generation, my grandkids, what I...

The Environmental Challenges Posed by Lead Pollution

A challenge that households and communities face is that lead pollution is often invisible, coming into homes through old and worn-out water pipes or...

Sen. Sandlin’s ‘Back to the Future’ legislation

In less than a week, Feb. 16 to be exact, the Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law will hear debate regarding Senate Bill...

Trump impeachment redux

This week marks the precedent-setting second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. On Feb. 9, Democratic impeachment managers from the House of Representatives...

Black history in the making

Every year during Black History Month, we must explain that Black history did not begin or end with slavery. No, our stories are vast...

Two civil rights icons 100 years apart

We often hear the story about Rosa Parks being the civil rights icon who sparked the Civil Rights Movement in 1955 when she refused...

Not here for it

Ever since President Joe Biden spoke of unity in his inauguration address, the word has been ubiquitous. Everywhere I turn, it’s there: Unity. I’m not...

What censorship is — and isn’t

The First Amendment enshrines one of Americans’ most cherished rights. What we usually refer to as “free speech” is foundational to our democratic republic....


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