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Opinion

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Should pastors get involved in politics?

10.30.2014 Opinion

Ministers must be careful, or they risk getting in trouble with the IRS and hurting their community, one West Side advocate writes.

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Austin activist questions ministers’ support of GOP candidates

10.16.2014 Opinion

Dwayne Truss explains why he thinks black pastors should not be endorsing Jim Oberweis for U.S. Senate and Bruce Rauner for governor.

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The fearless and the powerful

10.06.2014 Opinion

Columnist John W. Fountain III ponders who’s responsible for the state of African Americans in the U.S.

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Charter schools can’t handle the truth

09.29.2014 Opinion

West Side resident and education activist Dwayne Truss says all schools should be measured the same way.

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What’s in a name?

09.10.2014 Opinion

Austin business leader Malcolm Crawford challenges us to think about how to honor great African-American leaders in the community.

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Prelude to a contemporary revolution

08.25.2014 Opinion

Read columnist John W. Fountain III’s take on what’s happening in Ferguson.

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Chains versus policy

08.12.2014 Opinion

The past continues to affect African-Americans today, writes columnist John W. Fountain III.

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Political messenger with no message

07.29.2014 Opinion

Austin business owner Malcolm Crawford longs for elected officials who deliver what the community has asked for.

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The ongoing threat of violence

07.02.2014 Opinion

Teens yearn for some freedom this summer, but their concerned parents keep them close.

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Is politricks killing our community?

06.17.2014 Opinion

West Sider Renna Thomas wants fellow residents to demand more of elected officials.

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