"Check your privilege." You hear and read that phrase more and more these days, usually in reference to a white person being unaware of
Phrases and words that need to be retired permanently.
Since spring is the time for renewal and new beginnings, the occasion is ripe for the annual list of words and phrases that I
Democrats stand back and watch, as Republicans wrangle with the realities of governing.
This week marks President Trump's 100th day in office. On day one, after listening to Trump's inaugural address, former President George W. Bush reportedly
Sometimes there is an obvious synchronicity at work in human affairs. There certainly seemed to be something like that going on this week in
NRA types like to say "an armed society is a polite society." To which I add, "... with lots of dead and wounded people."
Another battle over development on the riverfront looms.
Last week, Friends for Our Riverfront indicated its intention to fight the development of a new convention center hotel downtown, citing its location on
Trump’s war against immigrants is taking us back to a bleaker time.
A looming battle is building between United States cities, some states, and the federal government. The issue involves sanctuary status for communities reluctant to
Even as it gets ready to take on what could be a contentious fight over the forthcoming county budget and tax rate, a potential
If you're reading this column online, your Internet Service Provider (ISP) has a record of it. In fact, they have a record of every
The proposed 20-week abortion bill is bad politics and bad medicine.
Senate Bill 1180 would restrict abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy in Tennessee. As someone who found herself needing a second-trimester abortion, I want
Racism and sexism in the news make it clear change needs to come.
At the end of last month, a bunch of people learned about something that black women already have a ton of expertise in: discrimination.