Category: Publisher’s Note

Publisher’s Note: Show up to Thank CBOE member James Ragland and advocate for the LEDE program on Dec. 21

Black LEDE vendors must advocate for the programBy Ronda Watson Barber In a recent column. “Who will advocate for LEDE vendors?” I questioned the commitment of the elected school board to its purchasing inclusion program.  LEDE businesses will lose a…

Publisher’s Note: Get off our necks

By Ronda Watson BarberPublisher  I have been watching the  Derek Chauvin trial.  I watched the videos. Videos that hadn’t been seen in public before. I cried.  How can one justify placing a knee on someone’s knee for over nine minutes? …

Happy New Year!

By Ronda Watson BarberPublisherEditor at Large Happy New Year! May 2020 bring you health, wealth, and stronger relationships. Finally, 2020 is behind us. What a year! We lived through an ongoing global health pandemic, the exposure of America’s racial inequities…