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  • Want to fight confirmation bias? Look in the mirror

    To the editor: Perhaps it's confirmation bias that makes people think that ex-Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson is guilty of murder, despite eyewitness testimony and the physical evidence supporting his claim of self-defense. ("'Confirmation...
  • Protests against police killings continue on eve of Washington march

    Protests against police killings continue on eve of Washington march
    Protesters marched through cities across the United States on Friday night chanting "I can't breathe" and "Hands up, don't shoot" on the eve of a large protest planned for Washington, D.C., on Saturday. Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets to...
  • Greg Cote: T-shirt protest messages by athletes are breath of fresh air

    Some fans still want to see sports as insulated and separate from society games as escapism and players as one-dimensional entertainers helping us forget real life for a while. Those same folks undoubtedly prefer that their athletes (and newspaper...
  • Trayvon Martin's mom, race relations on 'Dr. Phil'

    Trayvon Martin's mom, race relations on 'Dr. Phil'
    Dr. Phil McGraw turns to race relations on his Friday program, and Trayvon Martin's mother will be among the guests. "If history continues to repeat itself, not only do we need to change the laws, but we need to change people's mindset as well. We...
  • Obama's role in Ferguson is complicated

    WASHINGTON The morning after the St. Louis County grand jury decided to not indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson, reporters traveling on Air Force One with President Barack Obama to a Chicago speech on immigration had a question they came back...
  • Michael Smerconish: Grand jury result in Ferguson was just

    A friend emailed last week with a question: "You said that you were reserving your (Ferguson) opinion until you read the evidence. What do you say now?" Fair enough. In an Aug. 31 column I wrote: "If there is so much we don't know, why are so many...
  • Tamir Rice's mother wants conviction of white officer who shot her son

    Tamir Rice's mother wants conviction of white officer who shot her son
    The mother of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old fatally shot while playing with a pellet gun in a Cleveland Park, said on Monday the family wants the white officer who fired at the child to be convicted. In her first news conference since last week’s...
  • Blacks and whites need to wake up to racial injustice.

    Blacks and whites need to wake up to racial injustice.
    In September, I received an email that should have left me feeling vindicated. It was in response to the nonfatal shooting of Levar Jones, an unarmed African-American man, by Sean Groubert, a whiteSouth Carolina state trooper. Mr. Groubert would later...
  • St. Louis Rams and all jocks doth protest too much

    Five St. Louis Rams felt a higher calling Sunday. They took the field during pregame introductions displaying the "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" gesture. At the risk of sounding like a St. Louis County grand juror, I would have preferred different...
  • Protesters stage 'die-in' outside Orlando police station

    Protesters stage 'die-in' outside Orlando police station
    More than 100 people lay on the ground outside of the Orlando police headquarters Saturday afternoon, joining protesters nationwide upset over two recent grand jury decisions to not indict white police officers who killed unarmed black men. Keisha...
  • President Obama on race, America and the elusive 'more perfect union'

    President Obama on race, America and the elusive 'more perfect union'
    President Obama first grabbed national attention with a keynote speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention that portrayed America the way most Americans want to see it, as a unified entity, regardless of its occasional squabbles. Ironic, then,...