Columnists Opinion

Moving museum collection is required to save it

Having read the May 2 “The Hutchinson Report: Fighting for the Mayme Clayton Museum,” our respect for Earl Ofari Hutchinson remains steadfast. However, as members of the board of directors for the Mayme Clayton Library and Museum since 2014, we have knowledge of the failings of museum leadership. Hutchinson blames the museum collection’s move on Read More…

Making a Difference West Edition

ICYO gives inner-city youth a chance to perform

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: In the summer of 2009, DaQuan Robinson, 15, was worried. His summer music program was canceled and the young bass player could not imagine going the entire summer without playing.  Determined to not let that happen, he reached out to Charles Dickerson, who was a conductor at the program.  Dickerson agreed to Read More…