Documentary Revisits Police Shooting That Launched Black Lives Matter Movement

On August 9, 2014, Mike Brown was shot a half-dozen times by police officer Darren Wilson on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, a predominantly-black suburb of St. Louis. Because several eyewitnesses said the 18 year-old had his hands up at

Partisan Polemic Revisits Mike Brown Shooting in Ferguson, Missouri

On August 9, 2014, Mike Brown was shot a half-dozen times by police officer Darren Wilson on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, a predominantly-black suburb of St. Louis. Because several eyewitnesses said the 18 year-old had his hands up at the time, the incident triggered nationwide civil unrest which gave rise to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Road Trip For Great Barbecue!

  Road Trip For Great Barbecue! By Burt Carey   Barbecue is such a personal thing. Choosing between mouth-watering pork ribs and a slow-cooked brisket could send a Q-aficionado into convulsions. And since there’s no shortage of those self-proclaimed barbecue experts who want to put their own stamp on a Top 10 or Top 25 […]

Branson’s Got Stars, Shows and Summer-Ending Fun for the Entire Family

  Branson’s Got Stars, Shows and Summer-Ending Fun for the Entire Family ~ By Burt Carey   Live music? Check. Theme parks? Check. Fishing? Check. Golf? Check. Horseback riding? Check. Fine dining? Check. Shopping, zip lines, kayaking and spas? Check, check, check, check.   Can there really be one place with all of that, and […]

Anchoring the National Conversation on Race

Don Lemon The “Ferguson, Missouri” Interview with Kam Williams  Anchoring the National Conversation on Race CNN’s Don Lemon has anchored and reported many breaking on-the-scene news stories, including the George Zimmerman trial, the Boston marathon bombing, the Philadelphia building collapse, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the Colorado Theater Shooting, the death of Whitney Houston, […]

The Great Outdoors Beneath Your Feet

The Great Outdoors Beneath Your Feet ~ ZZ Troutski   You’ve climbed mountains, cast your line in the crystal clear ponds and streams, hunted in the wilderness that this extraordinary country has to offer, and more. But there’s another local right beneath your feet that can become the experience of a lifetime. It’s also one […]

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