Northern Express - Other Opinions http://www.northernexpress.com/michigan/articles.sec-150-1-other-opinions.html <![CDATA[American Duality - ]]> <![CDATA[The Saddest Conventioneer - ]]> <![CDATA[The Most Obvious Fact - ]]> <![CDATA[Who Are The Good Guys? - ]]> <![CDATA[Will Nato Survive “BREXIT”? - ]]> <![CDATA[A Tale Of Ten Stories - ]]> <![CDATA[Crossed - A Local Pastor and a Local Atheist Debate Terrorism – Is Religion the Cause or the Cure?]]> A thorn by any name? Ideology isn’t faith. President Obama avoids the modifier “Islamic” when speaking about Al-Qaeda, ISIL and other terrorist groups. He isn’t being politically correct; he’s identifying a fundamental difference between ideology and faith.]]> <![CDATA[The Gibby’s Dilemma - ]]> <![CDATA[Closing Doors - ]]> <![CDATA[A Black And White Snapshot Of Tim Green - ]]>

My old law partner Merritt W. Green II — Tim — died last month. He was born with a gift of laughter and a sense of social justice.

The black and white snapshot from 1960 shown here — the old courthouse, the terrazzo floor, the arched windows, the white cops, the large black man in work clothes, Tim – shows exactly what he was. It’s 1960; the Civil Rights Act hasn’t been passed yet. Tim’s being taken to jail; the cops are laughing at something he just said; his black client looks like he wants to protect Tim.

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