April 27, 2016 07:33
An article in last week’s Wall Street Journal suggested that if Bernie Sanders has any chance at all of securing the Democratic nomination, he must win over Black voters in large numbers, and that’s something he hasn’t been able to do thus far. It’s a perplexing problem for a man who has spent his entire adult life fighting for civil rights....
April 20, 2016 08:10
Acouple of weeks ago, an irate reader emailed YES! Weekly to say that I was a “moron” for suggesting that Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump might run as Independents this fall. Well, I might just be half a moron because last week, Bernie’s wife Jane said that should Hillary get the Democratic nomination, the Sanders clan would support the Clinton clan....
April 13, 2016 07:37
Shuttles will leave from the parking deck every fifteen minutes. In case of rain, activities will be moved to the Sullivan lobby, the Coleman building, and the School of Education building. The UNCG dining hall and the Elliott Center food court will be open throughout the afternoon....
April 6, 2016 07:37
Teddy Roosevelt did it. So did George Wallace, Strom Thurmond, and Ross Perot. So why not Bernie Sanders? I’m talking, of course, about men who have run for President on a third party ticket. True, none of them were successful in their bid, but there were....
March 30, 2016 08:29
Late last month, Charlotte City Council opened up a can of worms about how men and women use the can. Specifically its new ordinance would have allowed transgender persons to use public restrooms based on the gender to which they identify. The ordinance was to go into effect on April 1....
March 23, 2016 07:38
Next Saturday the ACLU will hold its annual Liberty Awards ceremony in Chapel Hill. Darryl Hunt was scheduled to appear and be honored for his work in promoting justice and ending the death penalty. Sadly, that much-deserved award will now be made posthumously....
March 9, 2016 07:39
State legislators, advocacy groups, and the Courts are still arguing over Congressional boundaries, but there is little dispute over how to improve quality of life within....
March 2, 2016 07:38
Don’t get me wrong. The National Collegiate Athletic Association began with lofty ideals and brought much needed reforms to college sports. Credit for that belongs to President Teddy Roosevelt who was concerned by the number of injuries and deaths resulting from college football games....
Feb. 24, 2016 10:46
Elaine Riddick, now age 62, told me in an exclusive interview that she had been raped twice in her life. The first rape occurred Jim Longworth when she was 13 at the hands of a man who threatened to kill her if she told....

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