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It’s all about money and not justice

I am not upset with these attorneys representing the Isadore family; this is their profession. What I am upset with is the life of an African American has no value placed upon it until he or she is killed by a white person and only if the white person has money.

Majewska, Stradley earn kudos

Brava and Bravo to Kathy Majewska and Jack Stradley for their ongoing commitment to Pine Bluff and its future. First, it was the restoration of their lovely home on 5th Ave.and now it is their dream to restore and reopen the Community Theater, thereby returning legitimate theater to a community sorely lacking in live theatrical and musical productions. But their dream doesn't end there; Kathy and Jack have recently purchased property adjacent to the theater which they plan to open as fine dining restaurants to serve patrons both before and after theater events. How exciting is that!

Orchestra fundraiser is big success

On April 4 the Pine Bluff Symphony and the Pine Bluff Orchestra Association (PBOA) of the Pine Bluff School District held a Taco Salad Supper fundraiser to support both organizations. I have not heard the bottom line on our profits, but I consider it a great success in many ways. I want to extend my thanks on behalf of the PBOA to all who contributed their time and talents to the evening. Ellen Stutchman and Ellen Nuckolls were instrumental in organizing and coordinating the fundraising effort. The Pine Bluff High School cafeteria staff was so helpful and tireless in getting the food ready. The parents of the PBOA, members of the Pine Bluff Symphony, UAPB students and SEARK students volunteered to decorate, serve food, take up tickets, work the drive thru and a myriad of other jobs they were asked to perform. The community supported us by buying tickets, and some were rewarded by the performances of the Belair and Southeast Middle School Orchestra, all conducted by Gabriel Bruce. The finale was this year's Pink Panther performance, presented by the Pine Bluff High School Orchestra, with directors Christie Bonds and Bobby Brown.