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Roy S. Johnson
Columnist & Director, Content Dev., Alabama Media Group and ; Founder/CEO, Fit! Live! Win!; Curious Citizen, Dad
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Roy S. Johnson Mar 19
I applaud the 's just-announced hiring of powerhouse - 's former Chief of Staff - to lead its internal investigation. The institution must revive the roots and mission planted by its first president, Julian Bond.
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Roy S. Johnson Mar 19
Auto-correct wouldn't touch this one.
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Marlon A. Walker Mar 17
Replying to @marlonawalker
But the hurdles kept coming. She said Sutton offered her a chance to own the paper, but turned over no financials. And he kept trying to infiltrate the pages. It was too much, she said. “He wasn’t going away,” she said. So she did.
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Marlon A. Walker Mar 17
I spoke to Saturday about her decision to step away from The Democrat Reporter, Alabama’s newspaper. It was not an easy decision, she said, but the current owner would not step away as promised.
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Roy S. Johnson Mar 11
Replying to @i2rt
I’m a columnist. I’m paid to write an opinion piece.
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Roy S. Johnson Mar 8
Replying to @WarOnDumb
My legal friends say about the same—10-15 years for Sr., 3-5 years for Jr., although no prior criminal record may also be a factor.
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Roy S. Johnson Mar 8
Donald Watkins, Sr. and Jr. have a little over four months before they learn their fate.
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Roy S. Johnson Mar 8
Donald Watkins Sr guilty on all counts of bank and wire fraud and conspiracy to commit such. Donald Watkins, Jr guilty of one count of conspiracy, one count of fraud.
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Kyle Whitmire Mar 8
Replying to @WarOnDumb
Donald Watkins Jr guilty on two counts.
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Kyle Whitmire Mar 8
Replying to @WarOnDumb
🚨Donald Watkins Sr guilty on all counts. 🚨
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Roy S. Johnson Mar 8
Mn, unless you're one of the reported 35 scribes said to have penned the Bible (or you're giving one to your grandbaby), do NOT put your sig in it!
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Roy S. Johnson Mar 8
An update for you Watkins trial watchers not following - which you really should be doing!
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Madison Underwood Mar 7
Replying to @MadisonU
The jury has gone home for the day. They will resume deliberations at 9 a.m. tomorrow.
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Roy S. Johnson Mar 7
For my friends wanting prediction on jury deliberation on the cases against Donald Watkins, Sr./Jr., here’s a handy tool. If you have a Wegee board that works just as well.
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Kyle Whitmire Mar 7
Replying to @WarOnDumb
Carter: "Mr. Watkins Jr. doesn't get off. I like Mr. Watkins Jr. He seems like a nice guy. But this life is about choices."
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Roy S. Johnson Mar 7
The jury is the cases against attorney Donald Watkins, Sr and Son Donald, Jr. is now deliberating.
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Roy S. Johnson Mar 6
The federal cases against Donald Watkins, Sr. and Donald Watkins, Jr. will soon be in the hands of the jury.
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Roy S. Johnson Mar 6
Huge loss for the city that could have repercussions far beyond MLB. Coul what happened prevent other potential suitors from venturing to Birmingham?
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Roy S. Johnson Mar 5
Just a tidbit of yet another surreal day at the trail of Donald Watkins, Sr., and Donald Watkins, Jr. Pray for
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Roy S. Johnson Mar 5
Numbers truly speak for themselves, particularly when it is 0.
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