When I saw "American Violet" recently, it really hit close to home. I kept flashing back to my family's own encounters with the law.
For us black high school students in the 1950s, it seemed like black people were always the victims. Greensboro was different.
A celebration this week recognized the contribution of the Jacksons and the Communist Party in the struggle for African American freedom, and welcomed the new book "Red Activists and Black Freedom."
Thousands from all corners of North Texas gathered to remember a man who lifted a nation into the fight for equality.
The discussion - if one can call it that - of global warming is going to be painful, particularly if the make-Obama-fail crowd has its way.