Michael Jackson, the new president and CEO of United Way of Greater Cincinnati, at podium, stands with civic and interfaith leaders at a prayer vigil on Fountain Square following the deadly violence at Fifth Third Center, also on the civic square. Herald Photo
Cincinnati Herald

‘Cincinnati strong’ speakers say after horrific bank shootings

THE CINCINNATI HERALD — Hamilton County Coroner Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco on Sept. 11 released new details Tuesday about the random shootings by a lone gunman that killed three people inside the lobby of the 30-story Fifth Third Center in downtown Cincinnati on Sept. 6. The shooter, who was killed at the scene by Cincinnati police, was 29-year-old Omar Santa-Perez, police said. […read more]

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CHILD WATCH: An All-American Crisis

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   “We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” –Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote those words in Read More

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National Rifle Association Misfires Again

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnists When the National Rifle Association finally revealed last week what it was willing to do to help curb gun violence in schools, it fired a blank. “Politicians pass laws for Gun-Free School Zones. They issue press releases bragging about Read More