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Constance Alexander: Ideas abound for columns, as does thirst for justice, especially for accessibility

Fifty columns, averaging about 700 words each, add up to 35,000 words for “Main Street” 2019. Readers ask if coming up with topics is difficult, and the answer is no. In fact, there is too much to write about; ideas abound. In the past few years, “Main Street” has showcased examples of Accessibility, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA, one of America’s most comprehensive...

Bill Straub: What’s the definition of word ‘honor,’ and doesn’t an oath to act with ‘impartial justice’ matter?

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell has attracted plenty of notorious titles over the years, ranging from Moscow Mitch to the Grim Reaper to ‘ol Root-‘n-Branch. Now we can add another one – Corrupt McConnell. I’ve tagged McConnell, of Louisville, pretty frequently – and, I might say, justifiably – over the past few years and endeavored always to stay away from connecting him too...

Lauren and Rob Hudson: Letter of common ground about justice — ”With liberty and justice for all’

Letters for families based on the book “It Can Be Done” @studentsleadusa In today’s letter we continue to address the last six words of our Pledge of Allegiance, which unify us “With liberty and justice for all.” We write to encourage people to recognize the common ground we already share in the latter part of this phrase, “justice for all.” One need only consider America’s commitment...

Justice, equality, peace at forefront of 21st annual Unity Breakfast for MLK

  By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward     Unity Breakfast   Lexington’s 21st annual Unity Breakfast, which honors the life and work of the late Martin Luther King Jr., will feature the 2015 theme “Unity: Striving for Justice, Equality and World Peace.”   The Jan. 19 event begins at 6:30 a.m. in Heritage Hall West at the Lexington Center, where William Wells Brown Elementary...