Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Opinion

by Mesha Crump -- Public safety as we recognize it stands to be forever changed as protests in close to 150 American cities ignited in response to the killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officer Derek...
by Gary Jefferson --  Black Lives Matter is a powerful and necessary movement. Growing up in rural Georgia, I watched on television as young, Black urban men complained that police officers stopped, arrested or killed other Black men unlawfully. Like many in...
Curtis Weathers recently wrote a compelling piece on the educational opportunities provided by the tragic events at our nation’s Capitol on Jan. 6.  While sad, the event offers robust national civic exploratory inquiry into the U.S. Constitution, impeachment process, First...
by Rep. Antonio Parkinson -- House Bill 2698/Senate Bill 1777, if it were to become law, would require unwed, prospective fathers to provide the results of a DNA test to Vital Records when voluntarily signing a birth certificate. I am the...
by Jeffrey T. Higgs -- As crime and the perception of crime explodes around our city, I am drawn to facts and theories I have developed over the years regarding crime, its causes and how best to reduce it. Contrary to...