This Is Our Beautiful City of Hartford. A West View from the Connecticut River

This Is Our Beautiful City of Hartford. A West View from the Connecticut River

AIR FORCE ONE, 2013 at Air Base in East Granby, CT. Photo by Reggie Hales

AIR FORCE ONE, 2013 at Air Base in East Granby, CT. Photo by Reggie Hales

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Councilman Shawn Wooden Losses primary to Coleman. Photo by Merle Davis

Councilman Shawn Wooden Losses primary to Coleman. Photo by Merle Davis

Former Urban League Presidents talk of the Urban league in the early days. Photo by Reggie Hales

Former Urban League Presidents talk of the Urban league in the early days. Photo by Reggie Hales

Former Hartford Mayor reflects for Inquiring News, on the Urban League of Hartford's early days. Photo by Reggie Hales

Former Hartford Mayor reflects for Inquiring News, on the Urban League of Hartford's early days. Photo by Reggie Hales

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Category Archives: Commentary

OP-ED: North Hartford Businesses Say Go Rock Cats! – Conditionally

August 18, 2014 at 17:12

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OP-ED: North Hartford Businesses Say Go Rock Cats! – Conditionally Support Minor League Baseball Plan, Encourage Meaningful Participation Open Letter from: Hartford Enterprise Zone Business Association (H.E.Z.B.A.) To: City of Hartford, Mayor Segarra, Council Members, Residents and Rock Cats Owners: Hartford is a great City, one that has overcome many hurdles. Our strength lies in […]

OP-ED: Bank of America Closing North Hartford Branches

August 18, 2014 at 17:08

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Here we go again – Bank of America Closing Two Northend Branches   Open Letter from: Hartford Enterprise Zone Business Association (H.E.Z.B.A.) To: City of Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and Council Members Attn.  Northend Hartford Residents A few years ago, Bank of America, which was then Fleet Bank, announced it would be closing its Northend […]

Aim for a Rational Discussion on Guns

February 10, 2013 at 05:52

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By. Jesse Jackson The president is committed to reforming our gun laws; a working group headed by Vice President Joe Biden is considering a broad agenda. The proposals mentioned, not formally announced yet, already are being strafed by politicians in both parties. Before everyone goes to the barricades, it would be worth trying to have […]

A Message for Newtown

December 17, 2012 at 14:43

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“Our Thoughts and Prayers are with Newtown, Connecticut Residents. A message from Inquiring News publisher W. Reggie Hales May God Comfort You All.” [mp3-jplayer tracks="Inqnews Newtown Message.mp3" width="280px" height="77px" pn="n" mods="y" vol="45" pos="rel-R" list="n"]

Kickbacks exploit inmates’ families

December 10, 2012 at 15:52

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BY JESSE JACKSON OP-ED
 November 26, 2012

In Cook County jails, prisoners are charged as much as $15 a call to be in touch with their relatives. The exploitive rates can force families — already struggling with the burdens of having a loved one locked up — to choose between supporting their loved one or paying […]

Need I Say It Again?

September 4, 2012 at 17:09

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By Cloves C. Campbell Last week I penned an article titled “Show Me the Money.” The article questioned whether or not the Black Vote was being taken for granted by the OBAMA campaign due to the small amount of resources allocated to the Black press and other Black entities. I also stated that the Romney […]

Witness for Justice: “Deadheading and the Stars”

August 3, 2012 at 14:19

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By. Loey Powell | Executive for Administration and Women’s Justice It is often while doing the most mundane tasks that we remember things learned from loved ones who are no longer with us. Like the other day when I was “deadheading” our neighbors potted flowers as part of taking care of their house and cats […]

Dr. Frankie Cooper Talks Minority Mental Disorders

August 3, 2012 at 14:06

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By Brandon A. Perry- Indianapolis / Part 1 of 2 Recently, the topic of mental health has been brought to the forefront of the African-American community due to incidents such as the suicide of Tennessee Titans receiver O.J. Murdock, and the recent hospitalization of Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. for an unspecified “mood disorder.” July was […]

The Talk of Chicago

July 24, 2012 at 14:27

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WVON 1690 AM, “The Talk of Chicago”. Radio Host Perri Small talks about national and local news concerning the black community. Thursday, (7-26-12) Publisher, Reggie Hales, joined by a Miami Times Newspaper editor, discussed issues about the President and the black community. [mp3-jplayer tracks="chi-radio.mp3" width="280px" height="77px" pn="n" mods="y" vol="45" pos="rel-R" list="n"]

Witness for Justice: Tradition

June 23, 2012 at 19:33

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By. Rev. James Moos Executive Minister, Wider Church Ministries “Tradition!  Tradition!” sang Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof.  He struggled to maintain family and religious traditions while outside influences encroached.  In many ways, the current debate over marriage equality is a struggle over the meaning of tradition.    Recently President Obama publically stated his support for […]

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