Bastrop County Commissioners Court will hold a public hearing Tuesday, July 7 at 9 a.m. “regarding racial injustices, interracial tensions, and ways to promote equality for all.” I believe that we need to address the systemic racism present in ourRead more
Please exercise your right to vote in the primary runoff.
If voting in the Congressional District 17 Republican primary runoff, your choice is simple. Are you tired of business as usual in DC? Or would you like to drain the swamp?Read more
I have watched the killing of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin over and over again, and I believe the consensus of the U. S. believe is that it was murder. That should not be done to an Asian, Hispanic, Indian, or any ethnicity.Read more
As a 20-year-old, lifelong Elginite, the internet has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember.Read more
First off, I want to acknowledge a few members of the NAACP, especially Ms. Gwen Johnson; pastors who were present including Pastor Townsend, who is the pastor of Winn’s Memorial Baptist Church, and also Reverend Ward who is a reverend at Mt. Moriah; my mother Amanda Moore; the chief of police, Patrick south; and last but not least, mayor of Elgin, Chris Cannon, who chose to be voices of the organized protest.Read more
I am 65 this year and I will be voting by mail. However, my husband (age 64) and my daughter-in-law (who has asthma) and my son-in-law (who has a compromised immune system) will not have the opportunity to vote by mai l, despite the fact that they are all in high-risk categories for the coronavirus.Read more
As a child I was taught when to speak and when not to speak… Well, it is time to speak. As the President of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Elgin Branch 6174; and after speaking to Reverends Byron Green, D.Read more