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No State Title For Coach Reginald Samples Is No Disgrace

COMMENTARY—Saturday night was heartbreaking, not only for the Duncanville Panthers fans but for the supporters of Head Coach Reginald Samples. After battling back to regain...
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Momma Vs The Rooster

After Mother passed a few years ago, I packed away her personal things in an upstairs closet. On occasion I would visit the closet and...
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The Gospel Truth: Jowanda E. Jordan

Longtime Educator Leaves Legacy Of Culture, Pride, Musicianship COMMENTARY—It was my second trip to the campus of the oldest Historically Black College west of the...

Devil, You Can’t Steal My Joy

By Donald Lee - Special to Focus Daily News I believe there’s a big misperception generally that the devil is out to rob people of...
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NYT Op Ed: How Major Newspapers Once Handled Anonymous Sources

Our Publisher Marlon Hanson provides some insight on how newsrooms and publishers once handled anonymous sources It has been many years since I was with...
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A Premium Mess In The Lone Star State

Insurance Premiums Are On The Rise COMMENTARY—Usually it’s a good thing that everything’s bigger in Texas, but that isn’t true when it comes to health-insurance...
Roof, Whitman and Johnson: Terrorists Or Just Simply Deranged Young Men?

Roof, Whitman and Johnson: Terrorists Or Just Simply Deranged Young Men?

COMMENTARY—Remember Dylann Roof? Well you should. Roof, who is white, could face the death penalty if convicted of his heinous June 2015, crime, causing...
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The Inexplicable Stairs – Chapel Of Our Lady Of Light

COMMENTARY—Albuquerque sits like an arid jewel on the fringe of the Sandia Mountains at the base of the Turquoise Trail. The city is one...
The Best Teacher I Ever Had

The Best Teacher I Ever Had

Sometimes all teachers ask themselves the question of whether what they do really makes a difference or not. Many times I’ve wondered if I...
Senator West: What all motorists need to know

Senator West: What All Motorists Need To Know

By Senator Royce West DALLAS—Some months ago, in the aftermath of the events that would result in the untimely and needless death of Sandra Bland,...