One of the things I have long admired about Melvin Beaunorus Tolson was his courage to think independently for constructive progress. No matter his disappointment in or rejection of the issue of the day, he remained tethered and accountable to the remedy and always required the same of his interlocutor. His intellectual endurance was proportionate to the depth of his conviction, and his convictions were deep. He didn't give up. He kept reasoning, working, risking, challenging, and inviting thoughtful engagement through his journalistic provocations. Although his steel could be especially cold, it was always steel against which another's steel could be sharpened. In the attached 1938 editorial, Tolson has a little cold steel for Omega. I'll let the reader determine its timelessness. Read More - Timeless Tolson F.I.E.T.T.S. 3rd District History and Archives Committee ___________________________________
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Third District History and Archives Monday Pearl 2/25/19 – Timeless Tolson?