Recently, many commentators have expressed surprise at the romance between the incoming Trump administration and the hate-filled ranks of racial, religious, and nativist bigots.
A crowd of more than 50 people gathered in downtown Fayetteville to protest the construction of a $900 million crude oil pipeline that will go from Cushing Okla. through Arkansas to Memphis, Tenn. Saturday, Dec. 10.
In Arkansas this year alone there have been 26 human trafficking cases reported, and 23 of those cases were sex trafficking cases.
The election is over and Trump won. In a country with a sane election system, he would not have, but we have the Electoral College, so he did. In Joe Hill’s immortal words, “Don’t mourn; organize!”
A couple of Fayetteville’s most storied and celebrated citizens will soon be portrayed by local actors near their graves at an event at the historic Evergreen Cemetery.
The Ship of State—especially that of the United States—may have begun as a lithe and limber craft back in the day, but it is now more of a battle group with attendant oil tankers, nuclear submarines, and a long affixed line of garbage barges.
I am a Muslim-American and a peacebuilder. In the aftermath of a polarizing election season, the victory of President-elect Donald Trump, and an onslaught of violent hate crimes and proposed policies threatening human rights, I am struggling to simultaneously maintain my commitment to both roles and identities.
While Fayetteville may be a top five city in the U.S., there’s still plenty of work to be done to ensure its continued success, officials said.
Post-election shock has invited many of us to look within. What might have been our own role in this extraordinary outcome? I hope having been a teacher for 40 years gives me sufficient credibility to address my own profession.
Let’s all remember to live our lives as simply and humble as we can.