In Visible Ink

Simmer Down, Angry Mob

My column two weeks ago referenced the song “Turn! Turn! Turn!

Editor’s Note

Poetry, Beauty, Romance, Love

“We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion.

Fun with Shrapnel

These are the breaks

 During the 1980s, African-American hair went through perhaps its most difficult transition — the Jheri curl.

Stop Calling Me Surly

Mystery still shrouds fatality

 There are more questions than answers almost a month after a high-speed chase ended in death near Churchill Downs.

In Visible Ink

Turn, turn, turn

Both the Bible and The Byrds tell us that to everything, there is a season.

Summary of My Discontent

Please don’t read this

Pretty soon, maybe in a couple of months, it’s going to be time to start thinking about the U.S. Senate race between Sen. Mitch McConnell and his challenger, Alison Lundergan Grimes.

Fun with Shrapnel

Parenting fail

When I was 6 years old, my mother put me on a TARC bus and sent me to school at Franklin Elementary. Let me repeat that: When I was 6, my mother gave me bus fare and sent me to school on the TARC.

Stop Calling Me Surly

Pet peeves

After a weeklong hiatus, the heat and humidity are back, heightening the likelihood of rage, recriminations and other repulsive reactions.

In Visible Ink

The tipping point

Legislation to increase the minimum wage in Louisville is about to take off full-steam ahead in the next several weeks.

Keeping Up with the Jones

The tainted Republican brand

In March of 1964, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. descended on the U.S. Capitol to hear Senate debates on a civil rights bill proposed by President John F. Kennedy the previous year.