Tag Archive: Men

Jun 28 2014

The human cost of failed border policies

The first thing I saw was a boy crying. Terrified and sobbing against the window of the holding cell, he couldn’t have been more than 12 or 13. The room was full of other young boys, their curious eyes peering out at us as we walked by. These were the ones who made the trip …

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May 24 2014

Scrimping on women’s pay

Republicans in the Senate blocked a vote on the minimum wage earlier this month — no surprise there. Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee was the only Republican who stood aside. But don’t believe the issue is dead. Democrats will make sure that raising the minimum wage and reducing income inequality will be hot topics all …

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Jul 24 2013

NAACP Freedom Gala looms, tickets available

The Longview Gregg County Unit of the NAACP will host its “Pulling Together: The Time is Now” Freedom Fund Gala on Saturday, July 27, at 5:30 p.m. at the Faith Center at First United Methodist Church in downtown Longview. To culminate a year of community service and social justice activism, unit officers and members, as …

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May 28 2013

Our women in uniform deserve better

Americans have honored our soldiers and those killed in U.S. wars in late May for nearly 150 years. Memorial Day, which became an official holiday in 1868, was originally called Decoration Day and got started when civilian women decided to decorate military graves from both sides of the Civil War. There were already female warriors …

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Jun 15 2011

Prostate cancer: Most men do not like to discuss it, but should

By Bob Moos, Special to ETR More than 2 million American men count themselves as prostate cancer survivors. Many have early detection and treatment to thank for their lives today. Most men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer don’t like to talk about it. I’ve learned that from friends and family who have been through …

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Feb 17 2011

R&B legend Gladys Knight to perform at UT Tyler

Known as the “Empress of Soul,” Gladys Knight is the third Special Event this season at The University of Texas at Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center, according to Susan Thomae-Morphew, executive director. Sponsored by the Tyler Morning Telegraph, Knight will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17. Media sponsors …

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