Mike Lunsford: Marion Jackson 'was a gift to us, a treasure'
Twenty years ago, I read a short essay by Marion Jackson. In it, he described how, as a boy of 13, he climbed to the top of a huge beech tree to retrieve the eggs of a red-shouldered hawk a neighbor had killed.
ISU kicks off Black History Month
Creating your own narrative — not allowing society’s expectations to limit achievement — is the advice Indiana State University students received Monday from an expert in African-American studies.
GOLDSTEIN: Musician Dave McLaughlin believes in giving back
oronto saxophonist Dave McLaughlin is always helping others.
It was instilled in him as a child by his father and grandmother while growing up in Montego Bay, Jamaica, before he emigrated to Canada in 1991.
Retracing the dangerous road to common ground: 'Green Book' movie tells story of unlikely travel duo navigating segregated America, with ISU alum in key role
The introduction of the 1956 edition of the “Green Book” explained the publication’s necessity with subtle wording.
It aimed to give the African-American traveler “information that will keep him from running into difficulties, embarrassments and to make his trips more enjoyable.”
Valley responds to Trump's climate change view
Asked about the federal government's latest report on the impact of climate change, President Donald Trump said flatly, “I don't believe it.”
Mark Bennett: Dorothy Drummond helped others understand the world a little better
Globes make the world seem smaller, almost like a vast neighborhood. Antarctica sits just inches away from Terre Haute. One spin takes you to Europe, Africa or Asia.
Rhodesia nostalgia ‘screams out extreme hatred,’ say Zimbabweans
I'm from Zimbabwe, and I know that when you walk the streets of Zimbabwe, even saying the word ‘Rhodesia’ is considered racist or prejudiced,” says Kay Layton, an artist and musician in Calgary.
“It brings up such a dark past, a dark history.”
Experts: Key to stopping mass shootings is understanding mindset of killers
Mental health professionals and mass shooting experts in the Greater Cincinnati area are saying the key to figuring out how to stop mass shootings will come through understanding the mindset of the killer.