Rose Nolen columns
Although the Civil Rights Bill was passed in 1964, black people are still fighting for equal footing.
The important thing is to find the good life where ever you are.
Nolen says are many things to feel bad about, but wasting time thinking about them constantly ruins your outlook on life.
In Missouri, the texting while driving ban applies only to drivers under the age of 21, but it's not just young drivers that are easily distracted by their cellphones.
For America to return to the status it once held in the eyes of its citizens, job opportunities need to be generated.
Living outside of a community is like night and day. You have to worry about everything. You are completely on your own.
Voting is a basic right for all Americans, and there should not be any restrictions on when and how people can vote.
There are more pressing issues than repealing a law that appears to be meeting its goal of providing health insurance to Americans.
I worry parents are forgetting to insist on their kids staying in school.
The anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision raised the opportunity to discuss social change, and the benefit to approaching different opinions with a sense of understanding.
The newspaper from my community will inform me about the news that matters to me. I can’t depend on the big city newspaper to bring me news from my hometown.
Big families help create lots of memories, fill life with laughter and fun. Of course, there also are ups and downs.
Keeping written notes of events helps revive memories, and remind us to slow down and embrace the past, too.
It is wonderful that we have so many ways to communicate. But a note written on the Internet is not private.
Living in the same world as a great man such as Nelson Mandela was an honor.
Once we get the health care problem resolved we can hopefully do something about minimum wage.
A new national program for the homeless is a step in the right direction, but it's not enough. The government must also raise minimum wage if it hopes to combat homelessness.
Our mobility as a society costs us in many ways. We live in many houses and several neighborhoods, and our environments are constantly changing.
People who have lived all of their lives submerged in a sea of racial supremacy, drowned in the belief that one race is superior to all others, are not likely to recover easily. To learn to accept all human beings as equals, for some, can be a challenge.
We cannot afford to shut down our government. Things can go wrong any place, any time, and when they do, we depend on the people who work for this nation.