racism

Racism very much with us

It is almost 2012, but racism is still alive and well in Folsom. I am a white professional female who just returned from celebrating my 25th wedding anniversary to Carl. Carl is a ...

Racism oppresses in Loomis

Not just my imagination ... My parents lived in Loomis 43 years; me, 6 years, while attending local schools, so I consider the Auburn/Roseville area, points in between, my home. W ...

Shockley’s racism terrible

While I agree with Walter Drysdale that our Recreation District ought to accept the park from the Shockley family, (Reader Input, Oct. 1), I am appalled by his logic. Shockley’s ...

Shockley’s beliefs don’t warrant honor

We believe that Auburn should not name the new park after William Shockley, who was a racist. Definition of racism: A belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits an ...

We still have Shockley Road, Shockley Woods

We live in North Auburn and have walked through “Shockley Woods” many times, always with a sense of appreciation that this wooded parcel is not developed. We hope that ARD will ...

Name on a sign is not making anyone racist

Here is a thought that has probably never been printed in the Auburn Journal: Ever since spending time in Egypt 15 years ago I have come to the firmly held belief that blacks are, ...

Our View: Public review of William Shockley park bequest a must

The Auburn Recreation District must stick to its own policies and procedures and have an open public airing on whether to name 28 acres of parkland as a memorial to controversial N ...

Media Life:Auburn park’s Nobel Prize-winning donor has dark side

No doubt about it. William Shockley was one of the smartest humans on the planet. He was the co-winner of a Nobel Prize in 1956 for his groundbreaking work on transistors and Time ...

Gang violence sparks residents’ concerns

Auburn residents are rightfully concerned about recent gang violence in the Auburn Greens. Last week 25 people were involved in a brawl that left five with stab wounds, one who ma ...