01 April 2000
Native American activist, Leonard Peltier, recently underwent surgery by a Maxillofacial expert at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. E.E. Keller performed a five hour surgery on Peltier who had been suffering for the last four...
01 April 2000
The very definition of a “swing” state, Ohio has a record of backing presidential winners. The state’s varied population and economic base reflect a rough approximation of the nation as a whole, and its politics typically reflect...
01 April 2000
1980 – Public, educational and governmental access channels begin programming on Columbus’ cable systems.

1984 – Public access becomes a separate entity; a non-profit organization, Columbus Community Cable Access, Inc. (CCCA...
02 February 2000
The cruelest example of human rights violations in the United States today is the death penalty. Everyone knows that the death penalty is not now, nor has it ever been, a deterrent to violent crime. Social scientists for decades have long...
01 February 2000
How far has America actually progressed toward more constructive race relations? Judging by some recent events, not much.

During this year's legal holiday marking the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I was invited to speak at...

04 January 2000
Jazz owes a lot of its popularity to the phonograph, going back to the early days, when Thomas Edison invented the musical box that brought jazz to people who lived outside of the areas where jazz musicians played. Through phonograph...

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