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Monday, July 15, 2019
Moreover, the sales pitch from Mayor Adrian Perkins has already started. In a resolution prepared by the Mayor’s Office, the mayor urges that “there are many capital improvements projects which are needed for the growth, prosperity and proper functioning of the city.
Monday, July 1, 2019
Adrian Perkins issued an apology to the Sam Cooke family recently during the Let the Good Times Roll Festival in Shreveport for what Mayor Perkins says was the unfair treatment that Sam Cooke received here more than five decades ago when he was arrested for disturbing the peace.
Monday, June 17, 2019
most of us have probably heard. Same with “Let he who is without sin cast the first stone,” as Jesus says in the Gospels. So, why do we criticize one another so much? For most of us, it’s probably because we’re doing it from a place of love, because we want the other person to be better.
Monday, June 3, 2019
Some say their support of the “saggy pants” law is simple: They’re just tired of looking at young men’s underwear, and it’s disrespectful. They say such dress is an embrace of gang and prison culture. As a police officer in Los Angeles explained the issue, “Kids today are dressing for death.
Monday, May 20, 2019
Americans average about 11 lies per week. There are major ones, and minor ones, of course. Maybe it’s an excuse on why you were late or didn’t complete a task. Maybe it’s when a friend asks your opinion on a matter, and you wanted to be polite more than you wanted to tell the truth.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
A friend of mine is convinced that whenever given two explanations for the same thing, the simpler one is usually the correct one. You may know this also as Occam’s Razor, which is basically a problem-solving approach (from medieval times) that states that one should select the explanation with the fewest assumptions.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
It is why Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam insists he’s going to “stick it out in office” after the discovery of a yearbook photo where he wore blackface to impersonate Michael Jackson in 1984. It’s why Virginia’s Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax says he won’t resign after sexual assault allegations by two women.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
America elected its first African- American president in 2008 and then re-elected him in 2012. Eric Holder became the first African-American to hold the position of U.S. Attorney General. Then, Loretta Lynch became the country’s first African-American woman to serve in that role.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
And even though Superman does lie (even if it’s a lie of omission by not telling people that Superman and Clark Kent are the same person), it turns out that Superman’s mission in life – why he’s here – “fighting for truth” – resonates with us all.


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