Rose Nolen columns
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.
Young people should acknowledge the seriousness and possibility of danger when they text while behind the wheel.
No matter how many mass murders occur, people will continue clinging to their guns.
Even though funerals provide an important step in the grieving process, they shouldn't cost so much.
It’s harvest time, the planting is all done, and now it’s time to enjoy the fruits of the labor. It’s time for long, leisurely drives across the state. It’s time to visit the neighbors and see what changes the year has brought into being.
Truly, people are not trying to do away with guns. They are simply searching for ways to do away with the violence.
I don’t think we will become a stronger people through the use of guns. I can only hope we will become a wiser people through knowledge and understanding.
Racial attitudes against the civil rights movement may still be prevalent today.
It will only be when the public decides to really get involved will we see the end to many of our social dilemmas. Every household needs to be accountable and commit itself to taking a stand to help rid this country of dangerous drugs.
Serving in the military today is a lot different than it used to be.