Letter to the editor: Vengeance isn’t healing

By Amel Ali, Vice Chair of the Iowa City Truth & Reconciliation Commission The women who started the “Abolish FIJI” movement at the University of Iowa really had a lot going for them. They received thousands of signatures on a campaign, almost 2,000 followers on the Abolish FIJI page and so many people were […]

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Letter to the editor: Call the flag bill what it is

By Paul Deaton, Solon I’m upset about the flag bill, HR 4392, the Flag Standardization Act of 2021. Why didn’t Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks just call it the “I hate the gay and Black people flags act” when she introduced it? It was bad enough when Republicans reacted to Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s announcement he […]

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