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I have always suspected racists didn't like being called out for their racism. Now I have proof. When I told MSNBC's Thomas Roberts on May 14th that the tea party was "the Taliban wing of American politics", a firestorm erupted. Arguing the IRS was...
The Isle of Wight County Board of Supervisors will discuss and take up for approval the 2013-14 county budget including the schools budget, Thursday, May 23, at 5 p.m. at Isle of Wight County Courthouse, 17130 Monument Circle. The board will take...
Once again, teachers protected their students. It happened at Sandy Hook Elementary in December, and it happened in Monroe, Okla., this week. Stories are being reported of teachers placing their bodies over their students, and as one child said, "Our...
It took courage for more than a dozen Allentown police officers to divulge what they felt was wrongdoing by their chief, who they said threatened "retribution" on anyone who did so. It also took solid assurances that the chief would never find out who...
As if things weren't tough enough in Isle of Wight County with budgetary challenges, tax increases and rising stormwater fees, this week county officials have been called upon to address yet another disturbing situation: two public leaders were involved...
Isle of Wight Board of Supervisors Chairwoman JoAnn Hall called for the resignation of Vice Chairman Byron "Buzz" Bailey Monday, and Bailey declined to step down. Local NAACP president Dottie Harris had called for Bailey's resignation Thursday, citing...
There is no way to make up for decades of discrimination that crippled the proud history of black farm ownership. But we can do our best to move forward. In 1999 the U.S. Department of Agriculture agreed to settle the civil rights lawsuit Pigford v...
When Kiera Wilmot curiously mixed toilet-bowl cleaner with aluminum foil near her school gazebo last month, she did not imagine the experiment would end in adult felony charges. The 16-year old Polk County girl was a good student with an exemplary...
PORTLAND, Ore. — Proponents of fluoridating Portland's water supply had no trouble getting the local Urban League on board. Here in the biggest city in the country that still doesn't treat its water to prevent tooth decay, studies show that low-...
Isle of Wight Board of Supervisors Chairwoman JoAnn Hall said Friday that the board will discuss Monday, May 20, how to proceed in response to complaints about Vice Chairman Byron "Buz" Bailey forwarding emails that contained racist content to some...
100 YEARS AGO — 1913 A carbonator has been installed at the depot restaurant and the Gilcher Hotel restaurant. They will now be enabled to serve soft drinks of all kinds in the most approved style. Alfred Campbell rounded out eight years running...
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Flea market The Howard County NAACP Youth Council sponsors a spring flea market and yard sale beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at Ridgely's Run Community Center, 8400 Mission Road in Jessup. Antiques, jewelry, toys, clothing, household items, sports...
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