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This morning, I dropped my contact lens in the sink, and it took me no less than 10 minutes to find it. Yes, the lens is transparent, making it difficult to find, but the thing about losing your … more
Earlier this month, the Durham Housing Authority relocated about 270 families from McDougald Terrace, a Durham public housing complex, after inspections indicated elevated carbon monoxide levels in … more
I understand that many of you are tired of hearing about the presidential impeachment. Like most of you, I lost interest in this very early on, trying to figure out how people like Nancy Pelosi, Adam … more
Sometimes the timing of events is so auspicious that it is hard to attribute it to coincidence. The week of Jan. 26 is National School Choice week. First observed in 2011, for the 10th time, … more
It’s nearly impossible to have even a short conversation with a college administrator, politician or chief executive without the words diversity and inclusion dropping from their lips. Diversity … more
Well, here I am again, the clueless dinosaur of The Daily Record. Yes, I will admit it, I didn’t know who the drummer was for Rush. My colleague, Eliot Duke, who, by the way, wrote a wonderful … more
In the midst of the ongoing conflict with this great country, a higher up in the Iranian government issued words that were perhaps more historic than they even realized. It spurred thoughts on … more
[On] Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, an article ran in The Daily Record that included comments regarding the Harnett County Board of Commissioners and our interactions with the Harnett County Board of … more
On Christmas, my husband got a signed picture of Carson Wentz, the quarterback of his favorite football team, the Philadelphia Eagles. He didn’t get it from me. “Great,” he said. “For the … more
In March 2020, the Supreme Court will rule on the constitutionality of Louisiana’s new abortion law, which requires that physicians doing abortions have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 … more
Every Friday morning, I have one job that I must complete before my Friday workday begins. Every Friday morning, I have to pick up my mom from the beauty shop. Every Friday, except for the one … more
Criminal activity imposes huge costs on black residents in low-income neighborhoods of cities such as Chicago, Baltimore, Detroit, St. Louis, Philadelphia and many others. Thousands of black … more
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