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Tobacco manufacturers are cashing in on the vaping trend. They have figured out dozens of ways to disguise the involvement of vaping. There is a chance that if your child is vaping, you may not even realize it.

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A hearing is the process by which senators vigorously question nominees for high level offices. The nominees try to explain — and to defend — their personal and professional history. Hearings can be combustible occasions, such as when then Judge Clarence Thomas was nominated for the Supreme …

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This country is facing a racial reckoning — a necessary and painful understanding of systemic racism that permeates every area of our lives, including control over our bodies.

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Democracy is on the ballot in 2020. Rev. Dr. Clyde Posley is senior pastor at Antioch Baptist Church. He is also a scholar and long-time activist who is leading “Souls to the Polls,” which is a major get-out-the-vote effort. My friend and colleague Marshawn Wolley argued in a recent column t…

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It has long been rumored that Barack Obama and Mitt Romney don’t like each other. Their backgrounds are as different as night and day and their worldviews generally do not align (“Romneycare” and “Obamacare” notwithstanding). These tensions were palpable during the 2012 presidential debates.…

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With all that African Americans have endured in this country mental health shouldn’t be a taboo topic. Yet, it is.

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Recently, I wrote about times where I want to scream and others where I want to weep. I did both for Breonna Taylor after the grand jury indicted Brett Hankison on a charge of wanton endangerment and failed to indict the two others officers involved in the murder of Taylor.

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The other day I had a conversation with my daughter about taking action in life. How it’s better to be proactive and not reactive. During that conversation we also discussed the times you feel so overwhelmed that it paralyzes you. You can’t figure out what the next move should be so you don’…

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Rapper Eminem released his 11th album, “Music to Be Murdered By,” this past January. (The release made him the first artist to have 10 consecutive albums debut at No. 1 in the U.S.) I recently listened to the album for the first time and came across a song that made me think about America’s …

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There has been a lot of debate about no-excuse absentee voting here in Indiana. State Democrats and other activists have been demanding that the governor and the election board change the rules and allow for Hoosiers to vote by mail without giving a reason for doing so. The logic and rationa…

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Mark Twain is credited with coining the phrase, “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” Of course, the aphorism rings true regardless of who created it. For example, the condemnation of Black Lives Matter and its leaders is reminiscent of similar complaints that critics directe…