Monthly saturday columns from Vindicator regional editor Ernie Brown:
December 7th, 2013
Whenever I hear from our staff that there is a homicide in our area, I just hope and pray it is not
November 2nd, 2013
Sacrifices were made so blacks and women could enjoy a basic right guaranteed in the Constitution.
October 5th, 2013 | Comments (2)
The institute’s services provide spiritual development and fulfill the mission to increase education, empowerment, and enlightenment of the community on the achievements and contributions of black Americans.
September 7th, 2013
There are a couple of events this month I want to highlight and in which I encourage your
August 3rd, 2013
It is time for black men in the Mahoning Valley to take a more-proactive approach to their health
July 6th, 2013
A black author urged adults to take the children to libraries, museums, zoos and colleges this summer
June 1st, 2013 | Comments (2)
I want to thank all the people who sent me well-wishes after my May column about my bout with
May 4th, 2013 | Comments (3)
You know your day, your year and the rest of your life will be impacted when a doctor informs you
April 6th, 2013 | Comments (1)
Since 1986, Women Hand In Hand has provided some financial aid to 125 young women to obtain their bachelor’s degrees, and some have gone on to graduate school.
March 2nd, 2013 | Comments (23)
While perusing news websites CNN and Fox News, I read some things that sadly reminded me that
February 2nd, 2013 | Comments (10)
Black History Month again will bring forward the names of these people who have changed the fabric
January 5th, 2013 | Comments (4)
Many people begin a new year resolving to better themselves. If you have decided this is the year
December 1st, 2012 | Comments (2)
There will be five significant celebrations this month. The first four, most of us know well.
November 3rd, 2012
Another Youngstown native has reached a significant milestone. Lydia Esparra, a graduate of
October 6th, 2012 | Comments (3)
Last month, death took two more longtime Mahoning Valley black trailblazers — Margaret Linton-