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Charles E. Richardson is a Knight Fellow at Duke University and the University of Maryland. He's taken courses in journalism and not-for-profit governance at Harvard. He has served on several civic boards and is the past state chairman for Kids Voting - Georgia and former chairman of the board for the Professional Association of Georgia Educators Foundation.

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    RICHARDSON: The Song of Solomon, a sure cure for abuse

    The indefinite suspension of Ray Rice, running back for the Baltimore Ravens from the National Football League, tears a scab from a wound that has been around since man appeared on this Earth. No matter the culture, women are treated like chattel -- possessions that are meant to serve men. Throughout...

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    RICHARDSON: Makes you want to say hmmm

    There are some things that makes you want to say hmmm. I opened my paper Saturday, Aug. 30, to find a couple of instances. The first was the handling of the missing PTO money at SkyView Elementary. Just the week before, Eloise Maxine Reid was arrested and accused of stealing $33,975 from Vineville...

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    RICHARDSON: What do you see in your mirror?

    Mike Ditka was in town last week to speak at a luncheon sponsored by the 100 Black Men of Middle Georgia, Mercer University and Roger Jackson’s Motivating Youth Foundation Inc. He used the poem “Man in the Glass” to inspire players in the audience while at the same time reminding...

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    RICHARDSON: '‘It’s their own damn fault’

    I’m conflicted. Every time I sit and watch the events in Ferguson, Missouri, I feel a sharp pain in my chest.

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    RICHARDSON: An accounting: Part 5

    The technology road Bibb County public schools has traveled has been full of potholes, detours and washed-out bridges. The latest controversy into what former Superintendent Romain Dallemand did or didn’t do ultimately will be decided by one or more investigations, but that’s just ...

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    RICHARDSON: Children at war

    There are many studies of Ezekiel’s prophesy and ideas about the land of Magog and this bad actor named, Gog. Some say Magog is Russia, and Vladimir Putin seems to be auditioning as Gog. The fight is supposed to pit Magog against Israel. I will not add to the pile of studies here; however...

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    RICHARDSON: An accounting: Part 4

    “There’s no quit in me. God didn’t put that in me. There’s no giving up in me. It ain’t in me, it ain’t in me, no it ain’t in me.”

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    RICHARDSON: An accounting: Part III

    Some people have asked, “Where’s Richardson going with this?” speaking about my columns over the past two weeks dealing with the Promise Center and the Bibb County Board of Education.

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    RICHARDSON: An accounting: Part II

    In last week’s column, I presented the time line of the Bibb County Board of Education’s approvals leading up to its acceptance of the Promise Neighborhood initiative and in particular, the Promise Neighborhood Center, according to BOE documents. The former Ballard Hudson Middle School...

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    RICHARDSON: An accounting

    It’s sometimes funny how facts can be misconstrued. People twist history to their liking because they understand few people will remember what actually happened or take the time to research what happened.

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