Late in the 19th and early in the 20th century, miners in the United States went on strike for better pay, shorter hours and safer working conditions. Mine owners brought in strikebreakers, men who were so desperate for work that they would risk their lives to reach the job and risk them again to do the work. Most of the strikebreakers were black.
Editorial: Failing to protect Gen. Ray Odierno, the Army chief of staff, wrote a disturbing message Thursday. “Today ... the Army is failing in its efforts to combat sexual assault and sexual harassment,” he said. Obviously.
Editorial: No, Legislature Study after study has stressed the importance of higher education for prosperity of the nation. Yet, state legislatures across the land have been cutting funding to colleges and universities.
The Rev. Nimrod Q. Reynolds was born into the Old South, which had many charms and a great evil — racial segregation — a system that demeaned the worth of all individuals of color regardless of their talents or attainments.