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Thursday, July 02, 2020

While some in North Carolina struggle to make it without haircuts or visits to the gym, inmates in our prison system struggle simply to maintain personal distance from others who could be transmitting a deadly virus. Considering the cramped conditions, it’s not an easy battle.

When I read an opinion piece like Martha Johnson’s that blames President Donald Trump for everything it tells me more about the writer then the president. I would caution anyone to look up the facts about these accusations to find the real story.

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Dr. Thomas Sowell has been both a friend and a colleague of mine for over a half-century. On Tuesday, he completed his 90th year of life, and I want to highlight some important features of that life. Sowell was born in Gastonia, North Carolina, in 1930. As part of the great black migration northward during the 1930s and ‘40s, he and his family moved to Harlem, New York. Sowell attended the prestigious Stuyvesant High School but dropped out. In 1951, he was drafted into the military and assigned to the U.S. Marine Corps where he became a photographer. Photography remains his hobby today.

The article in Sunday’s Daily Advance about the city of Minneapolis’ move to dismantle its police department gave us a new perspective on just how bad it’s gotten in America. Just when we thought things couldn’t sink any lower the Minneapolis City Council found a new depth of depravity to ma…

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