Richard Connor: Problems persist but progress yields hope for solutions

As autumn fades into winter and 2019 winds down, we look toward the coming year with concern about the challenges facing our city and our country. There’s not much we can do here in Fort Worth about the nation’s turmoil while Congress and the president wrangle over impeachment and neglect the task of governing. But… Continue reading Richard Connor: Problems persist but progress yields hope for solutions

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Richard Connor: Jerre Todd left a legacy of talent, wit and laughter

Another shining light in our city’s history of journalism, advertising and public relations is gone from our media galaxy but he will always occupy an honored place among the brightest stars of Fort Worth writers. Jerre R. Todd, one of the last links to the famous gang of sports writers who wrote for the Fort… Continue reading Richard Connor: Jerre Todd left a legacy of talent, wit and laughter

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Richard Connor: Bad news. Angry people. It’s time to try some kindness.

If you are a political junkie, you probably have been watching the Trump impeachment hearings. I have been, just as I watched the televised hearings on Nixon and Clinton. One of the differences between then and now is the follow up on the all-news networks, particularly CNN and Fox News. Both NBC and CBS have… Continue reading Richard Connor: Bad news. Angry people. It’s time to try some kindness.

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Richard Connor: Awards are nice but not enough; women need equal pay

This week’s edition of the Business Press focuses on honorees at our annual Great Women of Texas event. The stories about these high-achieving women in our community are both informative and inspiring. In the course of gathering information for the stories, we asked each honoree to fill out a questionnaire. One of the questions was:… Continue reading Richard Connor: Awards are nice but not enough; women need equal pay

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Richard Connor: Business can, and must, help heal the city’s racial divide

Fort Worth made national headlines Oct. 20 when The New York Times published a story about race relations in the city headlined “Fort Worth Police Have More Violence to Answer For, Residents Say.” The backdrop was the Oct. 12 death of Atatiana Jefferson, a 28-year-old black woman shot in her own home by a white… Continue reading Richard Connor: Business can, and must, help heal the city’s racial divide

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