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As the nation prepares to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – one of our greatest Americans – on Monday, President Donald Trump offers a stark contrast in leadership.

The best way to react...

In late November, Ohio marijuana aficionados waited with excitement to see which 12 companies would receive a coveted Level 1 mega-grow cultivation license. To everyone’s surprise, of the 109...

We’ve heard this story too many times before, but it’s worth repeating in Columbus because the local version of this reality is so surreal and wrong it’s almost as if this community has refused to...

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Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Thursday, January 18, 2018, 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Come on out to our first meeting of the year! We will be going over plans for the #BlackPride4's weeklong trial (which starts February 5) and discussing proposals for Community...

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Black man in foreground, Martin Luther King Jr. surrounded by other men with sign above saying Now
15 January 2018

As the nation prepares to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – one of our greatest Americans – on Monday, President Donald Trump offers a stark contrast in...

Black background with words Hellroys with fire coming out of the word Hell and under that the words Dumb Country noise and remastered in parentheses
04 January 2018

December turned out to be a rough month for me in terms of getting out to see some shows. I guess I just picked up the holiday laziness. So on Christmas Eve...

Photo of black woman with shoulder length black curly hair wearing a black top with white collar smiling at the camera
15 January 2018

Everything above my shoulders is in agony. I’ve spent an entire week rolling my eyes, shaking my head, and gritting my teeth. I actually rolled my eyes so...

Older man with unkempt gray long hair and a beard looking intensely at the camera wearing a cape
03 January 2018

Your heroes aren’t perfect. That’s the lesson of The Last Jedi, the latest feature film installment in the Star Wars series. Your heroes...

On the left a black man facing right in a white shirt and tie looking at a woman his hands in front of him with fingers clasped like he's praying and the white woman with long brown hair to the left is looking up at him with arms folded wearing a pick shirt. They are standing in front of a window looking over a nighttime city scene
03 January 2018

Like the title character Jessica Chastain portrayed in last year’s Miss Sloane, the woman she plays in Molly’s Game is driven by fierce...

13 December 2017

As Congress scrambles to reconcile the House and Senate versions of the GOP tax bill before Christmas, a nascent resistance movement is growing. On December...

Two pieces of hard bread with green and orange foodstuff on them on a white plate with a bowl and glass on the table in the background
03 January 2018

Little Eater, a concept restaurant designed to promote more organic, produce-based foods and support local farmers, has expanded operations into a...

Black background and white letters saying Support Solidarity & Community Black, Queer and Trans Folx
17 January 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 6:00 – 8:00 PM.
Come on out to our first meeting of the year! We will be going over plans for the ...

Large white SUV with Police in letters on the side and lights on top
04 January 2018

As I write this article, the total number of homicides in Columbus has reached a record breaking number of 140, breaking the previously held record of 139...

Ten or so little plant pots all with soil and small green marijuana plants in them
04 January 2018

Once upon a time, every medical marijuana ballot issue and legislative bill contained a provision to permit personal cultivation. In 2007, introduced, but...