Roberts, who joined the fledgling network in 1978, was a seasoned Washington insider who developed a distinctive voice as a reporter and commentator for both NPR and ABC News.
Connie Schultz"I do feel strongly that informing the voters about what's going on, trying to explain it in ways that people can understand and putting the issues out there is a form of participation,"
Farewell, Cokie. You paved a lot of road for a lot of women.
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Connie SchultzOn this anniversary of the Montgomery church bombing, by KKK, that killed four young black girls: Editor Eugene Patterson’s column published the next day in the Atlanta Constitution, and read aloud that night by Walter Conkrite on the “CBS Evening News.”
Connie SchultzOn this anniversary of the Birmingham church bombing, by KKK, that killed four young black girls: Editor Eugene Patterson’s column published the next day in the Atlanta Constitution, and read aloud that night by Walter Conkrite on the “CBS Evening News.”
A Swiss chateau. A Broadway musical all about her. And absolutely nothing she has to do.
Connie Schultz“I don’t necessarily want to be a ‘strong’ person,” Tina Turner said. “I had a terrible life. I just kept going. You just keep going, & you hope that something will come.” She gestured around her. “This came.”
More than a dozen unions work at the Shell site, the largest construction project in Pennsylvania
Connie SchultzAttend, or no pay. “No yelling, shouting, protesting or anything viewed as resistance will be tolerated.... An underlying theme of the event is to promote good will from the unions. Your building trades leaders & jobs stewards have agreed to this.”
At 84, she sits comfortably as one of the greatest authors in American history, even as her uncompromising dream for black literature seems farther away than ever.
Connie SchultzEvery semester of feature writing, I assign Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah's profile of Toni Morrison. During the ensuing discussion, many of my students learn as much about themselves as they do about her. I love watching them widen their wingspans as writers.
The choices made by white men, who are prepared to abandon their humanity out of fear of black men and women, suggest the true horror of lost status.
Connie SchultzToni Morrison, days after the 2016 presidential election: “So scary are the consequences of a collapse of white privilege that many Americans have flocked to a political platform that supports and translates violence against the defenseless as strength.”
How to find the fragile middle in a time of racial tension
Connie SchultzIn 2014, I wrote this for the Atlantic in response to the national narrative casting small-town white people as destined to be racists. Our roots are our beginnings, not our excuses. Racism is a choice, not an inheritance.
The case seemed cold when a Miami Herald investigative journalist started looking into it. Then she persuaded accusers to tell their stories.
Connie SchultzLeft home at 16.
Worked as a server, flower delivery courier & a lampshade factory worker.
Graduated magna cum laude from Temple University in 1987 with a journalism degree.
There's more than one way to grow a journalist. She's @jkbjournalist.
Charles Craig Schultz Jr. was known for his easy smile and outgoing nature, which served him well for decades in his career as a pharmaceutical representative and a physician’s liaison. He had a great gift for friendship, and maintained close ties...
Connie SchultzSo grateful for flood of kindness in wake of my brother’s death. Survivors convinced me to include in his obituary that Chuck ended his life. The secrecy only compounds grief, and perpetuates the shame too often associated with addiction and depression. tinyurl.com/ChuckSchultzpic.twitter.com/HOjBIdHbfG
Democratic presidential candidates raised concerns this week about a government-run shelter for migrant children, where children face lengthy stays.
Connie Schultz“Children living at Homestead...report feeling increasingly despondent because they have no idea when they will be released, lawyers said. Rules prohibit them from listening to music or writing in a journal. Some reported having suicidal thoughts.”
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest with the girl's head tucked inside....
Connie Schultz“He set his [23-month-old daughter] on the U.S. bank of the river & started back for his wife...but seeing him move away the girl threw herself into the waters.” The father returned & grabbed the child, but “the current swept them both away.”
I complacently assumed that CBP’s horrendous treatment of migrants wouldn’t affect me directly, least of all in Austin, the city where I was born.
Connie SchultzBy Seth Harp, a harrowing account by an American journalist held against his will, his phone and laptop confiscated, for hours by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials at the border.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A legal team that recently interviewed over 60 children at a Border Patrol station in Texas says a traumatic and dangerous situation is unfolding for some 250 infants,...
Connie Schultz“A 2-year-old boy locked in detention wants to be held all the time. A few girls, ages 10 to 15, say they’ve been doing their best to feed and soothe the clingy toddler who was handed to them by a guard days ago.”
As the U.S. women’s national soccer team defends its World Cup title in France, its members are preparing for a courtroom battle.
Connie Schultz“The bottom line is simple. It is wrong for us to be paid and valued less for our work because of our gender.” --Becky Sauerbrunn
“We don’t always want to be patient. You have to seize the moment.” -- Alex Morgan
Connie SchultzNothing about this was OK: Grabbing mic from @KamalaHarris; ignoring other women on stage; insisting his voice mattered more; resisting efforts to usher him off. @K_JeanPierre, you were mighty. @douglasemhoff, you were *that* husband, in the best way.