Six years ago, my life was impacted forever by the loss of my son. On July 27, it was impacted again as I had the privilege of introducing our president at the Democratic National Convention. But the evening of July 28 was even more inspiring. As a
We are one human family divided in war and violence. Every war is supposed to end all wars, but none do. We need a forgiveness campaign, not more war campaigns. Forgiveness and peace produce forgiveness and peace. Violence arms those we call
Editor’s note: These are letters from our readers that did not appear in the printed version of The Blade. It comes as no surprise that Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine defended Hillary Clinton on her email scandal. He stated
Once again the government is working to protect the citizens (Aug. 2, ‘‘Advocates call for passing lead law”). The city of Toledo is working on enacting a lead paint law for rental properties. The law requires owners of rental
When the mayor cuts the cost of her bloated staff and the city spends our money wisely, maybe the people will agree to a new round of our “temporary tax,” which has gone on repeatedly. Leaders have not looked for ways to cut their
Dr. Amjad Hussain is entitled to his opinion, but he is not entitled to speak for me or for the millions of Muslim women who choose to follow the Quranic teachings (Aug. 1, “A hijab should not be required attire for Muslim women”).
Thank you so much for publishing Dr. S. Amjad Hussain’s accurate information about hijab (Aug. 1, “A hijab should not be required attire for Muslim women”). Click here to submit a letter to the editor I grew up in Egypt in
Before I vote for any candidate this fall, I’m going to find out where they stand on protecting our national parks and wildlife areas. America’s public lands provide important value for all Americans, whether they live in rural,
One casino in Toledo is not enough. The slots are tight, and so is the payout. The slots are so tight, you may as well give the doorman all your money and walk back to your car and leave. There is plenty of land in Toledo to build a second casino.
Having just read the Aug. 5 article, “Bowling Green adopts refuse container rules,” I am wondering why Toledo can’t adopt a similar policy. My pickup day is on a Monday. There are some people in the neighborhood who put their