Wayne Shorter, jazz saxophone pioneer, dies at 89

By The Associated Press Wayne Shorter, an influential jazz innovator whose lyrical, complex jazz compositions and pioneering saxophone playing sounded through more than half a century of American music, has died. He was 89. Shorter died March 2 surrounded by his family in Los Angeles, said Alisse Kingsley, a representative for the multi-Grammy winner. No


We must sustain legal journalism

By Del. Joe Vogel Since his election, congressional reporters have been chasing George Santos around Capitol Hill. National reporters have been eager to expose the blatant and bizarre lies about his life story, career, education, animal charity, and campaign funds. The story has been dominating national headlines, but it was a local journalist, Maureen Daly


Unions are relevant now more than ever

By Fred Redmond This month marks 55 years since the Memphis sanitation strike began following the deaths of two sanitation workers, Echol Cole and Robert Walker, who were crushed by a faulty garbage truck. Organizers and activists rallied the community so that Black sanitation workers who had long experienced low wages and an unsafe work