Friday, October 31, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Harold Jackson

Harold Jackson is the editor of the editorial page. He became deputy editor of The Inquirer's Editorial Page in 2004, after being cooordinator of the newspaper's zoned daily commentary and Sunday Voices pages.

Jackson has also been an editorial writer at the Baltimore Sun and the Birmingham (Ala.) News. While at the News, he and two colleagues won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing in 1991 for a series on changing Alabama's tax system. He also worked for United Press International and the Birmingham Post-Herald.

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One old movie I usually can't help but watch if it is on TV is the film adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, To Kill a Mockingbird.
The racist text messages found on the cellphones of two now-former administrators in the Coatesville school system reminded me of my first venture north from Alabama to attend college in Kansas.