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From the files of Bob Malkas: Taxes

Local Voices Bob Malkas One of the most effective history teaching tools I have ever discovered is the five-part series The Unauthorized History of Taxes. It...

Library staff and patrons have given their all during pandemic

Local Voices Beth Bozzo Last March we turned off the lights, shut down the computers, put the printers to sleep, shelved the last of the books,...

Understanding Critical Race Theory

Local Voices Frank Fetters My current understanding of Critical Race Theory is that public figures who deemed themselves to be experts on this topic offered general...

From the files of Bob Malkas: History 103

Local Voices Bob Malkas We could be doing Lansing a great service by finally asking parents to investigate what is going on in our U.S. History...

Column: TF South can make a statement in choosing its new nickname

The Lansing Journal welcomes thoughts and opinions not only from our readers, but from our writers as well. The following column is the sole...

Initial thoughts about Barton’s American History in Black & White

Local Voices Frank Fetters Mr. Bob Malkas was kind enough to send me a copy of AMERICAN HISTORY IN BLACK & WHITE by David Barton. Here are...

A living liver donation

Local Voices Wendy Sanders My only child Adrian is 21 years old. He has always been shy, humble, and a respectable individual. He loves working, spending...

Expressing disagreement with Fetters and Malkas with regard to history

Local Voices Bruce Langman My name is Bruce Langman I am a resident of Lynwood, Illinois. I grew up on the East Side. I just read the...

‘Revisionist’ history

Local Voices Frank Fetters It seems ironic that on our first observance of the JUNETEENTH holiday, many people are calling the revelations of many people about...

From the files of Bob Malkas: Comprehensive Plans

Local Voices Bob Malkas Lansing has commissioned two Comprehensive Plans. In 2014 Houseal Lavigne Associates, a planning consultant, was chosen to update the previous Cameros plan...

A prayer by Bruce Ross

Local Voices Bruce Ross O Lord, I wish I was a star shining bright up in the sky, sending down my love to everyone. The good Lord knows I...

A shout-out to Lansing paramedics

Local Voices Deborah Zadrozny Last night (May 19) around 6:50pm we watched two paramedics help out a driver with a disabled car. They pushed the car...

Local Voices — an invitation

by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (May 19, 2021) - The Lansing Journal is a community newspaper, and we like to hear from our community....

From the files of Bob Malkas: The 1619 Project

Local Voices Bob Malkas As they began work on what would become the U.S. Constitution, the Founding Fathers were faced with unique challenges for America if...

Fulfilling our agreement to become more diverse

Local Voices Elvis Slaughter In July 2018, the Lansing Community Coalition (LCC) and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Chicago Far South Suburban Branch...