Despite the anecdotal nature of Al Campbell's story Aug. 17 about his own personal single-parent upbringing, he's right that the current 70 percent illegitimate birth rate in the black community isn't the problem that keeps some trapped in a revolving door of second-class status. It's only a symptom.
Here are some things that are only becoming a memory:
I’ve been having a good laugh lately at the way liberals have reacted to what has been called “the largest teacher pay raise in state history.”
The “war on women” is an offensive slogan in America politics.
The next time the media picks up a story and wants to incite a race war, let's not fall for it. I think it will work out much better for us as a nation to turn a deaf ear to “Rev.” Jesse Jackson, “Rev.” Al Sharpton and even Oprah Winfrey for that matter.
I find it interesting that right-wing Republican extremists constantly complain about President Obama taking vacations and being away from the White House more than any president in U. S. history. Are these Obama haters correct?
THUMBS UP to members of the N.C. Legislature. … They finally went home.
Those of us who admit that we were not there, and do not know what happened when Michael Brown was shot by a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, seem to be in the minority.
Summer unofficially ends and a new school year begins on Monday in many schools, including Guilford County. Even if you are no longer in school, it is a good time for everyone to refocus on goals, to buckle down, and to get to work (and get ready for football). And while doing so, here are a few reminders for us all.
Last week, I got in a taxi at a major city airport. At the first red light the taxi driver drove right on through. … I shouted, "You just drove through a red light!"