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  • Reform Due For Big-Time College Athletes

    Reform Due For Big-Time College Athletes
    Documents in the Gilder Lehrman Center at Yale University reveal that every state in the Confederacy had laws to prevent slaves from being educated. In North Carolina, teaching slaves to read or write or distributing books or pamphlets to slaves "was punished by 39 lashes if the offender was a slave, or by a $200 fine if the offender was white." Slave owners argued that educating slaves would "excite dissatisfaction in their minds, and produce insurrection and rebellion."
  • Most Illinois pols praise Supreme Court's ruling making gay marriage legal

    Most Illinois pols praise Supreme Court's ruling making gay marriage legal
    Several Illinois members of Congress were quick to herald the Supreme Court's decision on Friday making gay marriage legal in all 50 states. Criticism of the ruling was rare. Sen. Dick Durbin, the assistant Democratic leader in the Senate, sent out a...

    Rachel Dolezal really is black like me

    Rachel Dolezal really is black like me
    Rachel Dolezal can be black if she wants to. How dare you say otherwise? She may be a blue-eyed white devil to you, or a deranged liar to her brother and parents, but to Dolezal, inside, behind the skin bronzer and Soft Sheen, to that deepest truth...

    Kirk's office apologizes for senator's comment on women

    U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois apologized Thursday through a spokeswoman after being caught on a live microphone using a word that's disparaging to women. Kirk, who is seeking re-election in 2016, called fellow Republican senator and presidential...

    Anti-NCAA rhetoric fuels Dent's revived college sports reform bill

    Anti-NCAA rhetoric fuels Dent's revived college sports reform bill
    Lawmakers called the NCAA an "evil cabal," a "corporate colossus" and a "national disgrace" in reviving a bill Thursday designed to reform college sports and its governing body. Five members of Congress, led by Lehigh Valley Rep. Charlie Dent, re-...