April 22, 2018

What should we expect when we invest $150 million in reading programs for our elementary students? I’m not sure what the objectives were, but I am pretty certain the results weren’t what anyone wanted.

In 2011, North Carolina’s legislative leadership recognized our reading crisis.…

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April 22, 2018

The city’s Human Relations Department has taken the initiative to open up discussions concerning race relations, which is a positive step forward. 

The first installment of this effort was held in the Council Chambers on April 11. The speaker, Ms. Bertha Todd, presented a…

April 21, 2018

As long as Trump supporters keep their heads buried in the sand, the more Trump feels he can get away with his unlawful acts.

Trump said it himself, "I can walk down 5th Avenue, and shoot someone, and I wouldn't lose any voters." Not your loyal base Trump, but you have now angered the FBI, the…

April 21, 2018

It's good that Starbucks, with its announcement this week that it will close thousands of stores for a day of "racial bias training" in May, is taking steps in the right direction after a video of two black men getting arrested in one of its coffee shops went viral. But white America's habit of…

Karen Attiah

April 20, 2018

Keep calm and raise hell. The forces of truth and justice may be closing in on President Trump, but there is no reason to believe they can triumph without massive displays of outrage in the streets and at the polls.

Potentially the most serious threat Trump has ever faced came last week when FBI…

Eugene Robinson

April 20, 2018

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is not the answer to the American dream for Nash County residents or anyone along the proposed route of the pipeline.

As many of us who oppose this project have said since news of this project broke, it is not an economic panacea. It won’t fix our job woes, and…

April 19, 2018

With all the tender concern President Trump and Nancy Pelosi have been heaping on "Dreamers" of late, you'd think the media would notice and pepper us with stories about these "incredible kids," as Trump calls them. Alas, no. Our tedious media drones refuse to provide us with moving human interest…


April 19, 2018

Working for the government is supposed to be public service; it was never intended for a person to make a career out of government service. Neither are government employees to use the power of government for their financial gain.

Townhall columnist Brian Darling served in three different capacities…

April 18, 2018

When World War II ended, the population of Washington, D.C., was about 900,000; today it's about 700,000. In 1950, Baltimore's population was almost 950,000; today it's around 614,000. Detroit's 1950 population was close to 1.85 million; today it's down to 673,000. Camden, New Jersey's 1950…

walter williams

April 18, 2018

April 18 marks National Lineman Appreciation Day, and I’d like to thank our state’s lineworkers for their commitment to keeping our power reliable and our communities safe.

Being a lineworker is no small feat — it requires long hours, time away from family and the…

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