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Leonard Pitts Jr. joined The Miami Herald in 1991 as its pop music critic and has penned a syndicated column focusing on pop culture, social ...

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Leonard Pitts, Jr.

Leonard Pitts, Jr.

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Michael Brown no angel? Why should it matter?

August 27, 2014

You've probably never heard of Claudette Colvin. And yet, had history twisted in a slightly different direction, she might loom as large in American memory as Rosa Parks does now while Parks herself would be a little-remembered seamstress.