Category: Opinion Written by CNN
by LZ Granderson
(CNN) -- I'm a big fan of Michelle Obama's, but if she's going to be hitting the circuit to raise money for Democrats, she has to be prepared for heckling. Especially heckling from gay rights activists like the one who interrupted her speech Tuesday night.
Last Updated on Friday, 07 June 2013 17:40
Category: Opinion Written by Bernadette Turner
"Communities of color and all underserved groups need a robust nonprofit sector rooted in those communities, with enough resources to make a real difference."
Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 June 2013 14:31
Category: Opinion Written by Louis 'Hop' Kendrick
LOUIS 'HOP' KENDRICK
On June 8 at the Bidwell Presbyterian Church, North Side from 8-11 a.m., the Western Pennsylvania Black Political Assembly will officially celebrate their 10th anniversary. They will recognize 10 people who are demonstrating by their sense of concern, caring, commitment and actions that they epitomize that which the WPBPA is founded upon. The Assembly’s co-conveners, Rev. Thomas Smith and Richard M. Adams, will present the awards.
Last Updated on Thursday, 06 June 2013 16:50
Category: Opinion Written by Raynard Jackson
(NNPA)—Lately, I have been stressing the importance of preserving the sanctity of the traditional family—mother, father, and children. There is not one example throughout the history of the world of a society prospering without an intact family unit. Susie can’t have two moms nor can Jimmy have two dads.
Last Updated on Thursday, 06 June 2013 15:32
Category: Opinion Written by Courier Newsroom
Being 80 years of age, I remember how the Hill District was and how the Hill District is today. I was raised on Webster Avenue, up over Herron Avenue. I remember before the Civic Arena was built and the assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968, the Hill District and its community were well known.
Last Updated on Thursday, 06 June 2013 13:35
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