Book cover - Nixon's face
23 July 2016

Whenever I think of Richard Nixon, a wave of pity washes over me. Has there ever been a mainstream politician in America who was so hated, so reviled, so disrespected as Nixon? (I’m sure my esteemed editor would say that Nixon deserved...

Muhammed Ali and Michael Alwood
05 July 2016

I knew the day was coming, but that doesn't mean I was looking forward to it.


That day was June 3, 2016, the day Muhammad Ali died.

It was...

Marta Steele and Jesse Jackson
28 June 2016

In a small press room on the fourth floor of the Cannon House building, an oversized crowd heard Revs. Jesse Jackson and Lennox Yearwood, joined by members of the newly formed (see ...

Judge Watson
01 June 2016

Thanks to U.S. District Court of Southern Ohio Judge Michael Watson, the voting public should have more days to cast their ballots. On Tuesday, May 24, Judge Watson...

Lots of soldiers
13 May 2016

Like a violent storm the US Army sought to squash any signs of expression when a group of graduating black female West Point cadets took a photo with raised fists. Their raised fists a sign of solidarity with Black Lives...

Demonstration with four people in handcuffs
03 May 2016

Central Ohio activists Marilyn Welker, Bob Hart, Ellen Baumgartner and Chuck Lynd were among the 400 people arrested on the steps of the US Capitol during the “...


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