Monthly saturday columns from Vindicator regional editor Ernie Brown:
December 6th, 2008 | Comments (1)
When Barack H. Obama is sworn in Jan. 20 as the nation’s first biracial president, will that historic event signal the end of affirmative action?
November 1st, 2008 | Comments (2)
We have often heard the African proverb that it takes a village to raise a child. To build upon
October 4th, 2008
Patricia Hawkins-Smith recently celebrated the 10th year of her new life. The Struthers woman and
September 6th, 2008
Hola mis amigos September is here, and a portion of this month and part of October are dedicated
August 2nd, 2008 | Comments (1)
While listening to ESPN sports talk radio a few weeks ago, ESPN anchor and commentator Scott Van Pelt said, in general terms, that all fantasy football players were crazy geeks and nerds.
July 5th, 2008 | Comments (1)
The next president of our country will again have to deal with the seemingly impossible problem to
June 7th, 2008 | Comments (1)
Some in the mainstream media view that as an oxymoron.
May 3rd, 2008
May is by far my favorite month.
April 5th, 2008
I couldn't help but chuckle at a story I edited earlier this week involving an event at Youngstown State University.
March 1st, 2008
Without a doubt, our country would not be as great as it is without the significant contributions of women.
February 8th, 2008
I will dedicate a portion of this column to some little-known black history achievements that probably don’t get a whole lot of attention.
January 5th, 2008
If Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who was assassinated in April 1968, were alive today, he would
December 1st, 2007
The next three months will provide several opportunities for black people to get acquainted — or reacquainted — with their culture and history.
September 1st, 2007
September is Hispanic Heritage Month, and I'm glad to see my old friend Henry Guzman will be a part of the local activities planned at Youngstown State University.