Drawing of a ribbon that is purple and orange and words Remember Rainbow Farm
03 October 2017

My dad slumbered quietly as the Twin Towers fell sixteen years ago. He stirred and murmured, “What’s that?” I replied, “Nothing Daddy,” even though my eyes glued to the TV in disbelief. In that moment, I was glad Alzheimer’s had stolen...

02 October 2017

For security officers in central Ohio, the struggle for a union contract has been a long one. In April 2013, security officers and janitors held a rally for a living wage and affordable health care outside the Motorists Insurance...

African American football players with red jerseys and tan pants kneeling on one knee in a stadium full of people
25 September 2017

The immensely powerful, deeply moving and historic protests of our nation’s athletes against the absurd rantings of our Great Dictator make one thing abundantly clear: the diversity of this nation is not going away.

But The ...

The back of a person wearing a white T-shirt that says Justice for Timmy!!
11 September 2017

It is not easy being number one. Columbus is the best in the nation at only one thing. When it comes to the killing of black people, the Columbus Police Department is the New York Yankees, a dynasty team of history. Although they end...

Red border state of Ohio image with word hate inside and line through it like a "no" sign and the words Free Press on top
31 August 2017

Why does it seem, ever since the Charlottesville incident, that so many racist roads lead to Ohio? James Alex Fields, Jr. of Maumee, Ohio, ran his car into the counter-protestors, killing Heather Heyer and injuring several others. The “...

Drawing of two police arresting a guy and carrying him
31 August 2017

My name is Micah Naziri. I am a doctoral student; have penned numerous published articles and books; I am months away from getting my PhD and then beginning teaching part time at a local university; I am a business man...


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