Ever since President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a War on Poverty, we have debated whether helping needy people trains them to be dependent or gets them on their feet. Evidence indicates that both sides have valid concerns.
On Sept. 16, the Randolph County (N.C.) school board voted 5-2 to remove Ralph Ellison’s landmark 1952 novel “Invisible Man” from recommended reading lists and school libraries. When I read about it in a Facebook post by National Public Radio, I hadn’t even read “Invisible Man.”
To the Editor:
Three cheers for Tuesday Musicale that thrilled people's hearts and made them tap their toes, hum along and clap their hands in applause and appreciation of beautiful music made by talented artists.
Since the Snowden affair came to light, there has been a lot of concern about the National Security Agency and their snooping into our private lives. This neither surprises nor concerns me, for I’m sure it has been going on for a long time.