Never a day off

Black and white ESPN hosts have compelling end to SportsCenter By Bo Roberts “There’s never a day off from being black.” That was the essence of a riveting conversation recently on ESPN’s SportsCenter between two young, attractive anchors, who had a three-minute talk about race. It was the most compelling discussion I’ve heard in the hours and hours of remarks

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Learning to despise the haters

A burning cross in my front yard, and being labeled a communist on the front page of their national publication: these were the results of my first encounter with the Ku Klux five decades ago. As events unfolded recently in Charlottesville, and closer to home in Shelbyville and Murfreesboro, my Klan interaction came flooding back. During my twenties, when I

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Possible Way to Stop the English Only Madness

During the current session of the state legislature, I have found it embarrassing to watch the asinine attempts of a dozen lawmakers as they have worked, once more, to sully the reputation of the Volunteer State. I am referring to the proposed driver’s license tests in English-only legislation (SB0063/HB0262). This bill is not only insulting, but is a slap in

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