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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...

Repurposing Patternless Crosswords

Local Voices Paul Orich Reader Paul Orich sent a few samples of the artwork he's created using the Patternless Crossword grid published in one of the...

From the files of Bob Malkas: Representative government and the For the People Act

Local Voices Bob Malkas H.R.1 For the People Act is currently finding its way through the U.S. Congress. The bill purports to federalize election rules for...

From the files of Bob Malkas: A book about the airport

Local Voices Bob Malkas When I first moved to Lansing, I could see the Chicago-Hammond Airport from the back yard of my home. I went to...

NAACP praises Homewood’s decision not to rezone Calumet Country Club

Local Voices Gary Dingle, Branch President, NAACP Chicago Far South Suburban Branch Much controversy has surrounded the property of the Calumet Country Club, which a new...

From the files of Bob Malkas: What an airport supervisor should be doing

Local Voices Bob Malkas After over 40-years of commitment and involvement with the LMA I feel I have a personal obligation in 2021 to continue promoting...