Mister Rogers’ mystical, celestial, unconditional love cloaked millions of children, but also offers redemption to adults in crisis and pain. Former Fort Worth Star-Telegram writer and author Tim Madigan knows.
Shahid Shafi has affably faced down the errant few attacking him for his Muslim faith. Will Tarrant County Republicans have the gumption to do the same by voting overwhelmingly to retain him as vice chair?
Worst Congress in history? It can’t write a budget, much less balance one, it can’t secure the border, it can’t fix the health care system it tinkered with, and it’s spending us to oblivion. Other than that ...
A dignified sendoff for historian and history maker Reby Cary was befitting the race-barrier-breaking leader he was. He left the African American community and the city of Fort Worth better than he found them.
A fire a homeless man built to stay warm, and which tragically engulfed him, has become a signal fire illuminating homelessness in Fort Worth. But you’d be amazed at how many driven people are working on it.
In concert with the Dallas Holocaust Museum, Fort Worth sixth-graders were treated to a Broadway style performance by pianist Mona Golabek, featuring hard-won wisdom from her Holocaust refugee mother Lisa Jura.
I drank in Fort Worth’s Botanic Garden with hundreds of my closest friends. I get the angst over pricing some folks out of it with admission fees. But city leaders are working to make sure it’s open to all.
If we’re thankful for America’s freedom and opportunity, we’ve got odd ways of showing it, from constant laments to chronic neglect of our civic life. JFK implored us to ask what we can do for our country. What’s our answer?
Beto O’Rourke lets the F-bomb slip in his concession speech, while Robert De Niro lets it fly at the Tony Awards. Cussing and profanity are all around us; is that the kind of society, discourse and culture we want?
Fort Worth may not need selling, but I can make a case for making it your hometown — from the restaurants and cuisine to museums, parks, commute times, housing affordability, the climate and even the social climate.
Incivility, a gateway drug to hatred, is showing up in our politics, social media, Cesar Sayoc’s mail bombs and Robert Bowers’ synagogue shooting. Peace in our homes and leisure hours doesn’t command the public sphere.