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  • Local Voices West: May 1 edition

    Local Voices West: May 1 edition
    Letters to the editor from Naperville, Westchester, Wheaton and Lombard. Racism in the U.S. The definition of "racism" refers to actions or beliefs that consider certain races to be inherently superior or inferior to each other. Some arguments against...
  • Related story: California design of driver's license for immigrants rejected

    Related story: California design of driver's license for immigrants rejected
    Federal authorities have rejected California's proposed design for a driver's license for immigrants in the U.S. illegally, saying it is not distinguishable enough for security purposes from permits given to citizens. The Washington officials want the...
  • The real public service Donald Sterling has done

    The real public service Donald Sterling has done
    You didn't have to be a Clippers fan to root for the players this season. Their playoff loss on Thursday night was heartbreaking, especially given all the turmoil they've endured. The only upside to this season-ending defeat is that it signifies the end...
  • Ask Amy: Grandpa's bigotry prompts woman to stay in closet

    Ask Amy: Grandpa's bigotry prompts woman to stay in closet
    Dear Amy: My daughter is dealing with depression issues and recently told me she is gay. Her grandparents (in particular one grandfather) are outspoken political and social conservatives. Grandpa often makes anti-gay remarks and forwards anti-gay...
  • Suspect in Kansas shootings a longtime anti-Semite, group says

    Suspect in Kansas shootings a longtime anti-Semite, group says
    A 14-year-old boy and his grandfather were among three people shot to death on Sunday at two different Jewish community facilities in a Kansas City-area suburb. Police said it was too early to determine a motive, but a leading anti-hate group said the...
  • When it's not your fault that you've had too many jobs

    DEAR JOYCE: I've hit a rough patch during the past several years due to three different jobs disappearing (companies closed down) and a layoff from a still ailing firm. I'm young (34) but haven't been able to connect with a new opportunity. Employers must...
  • When a job ad suggests only young workers need apply

    DEAR JOYCE: As a mid-lifer job hunter, I applied for a position described in a recruitment ad that seemed perfect for my talents and experience. After no response and two failed attempts to follow up, in rereading the ad, it hit me: "We seek...
  • Quentin Tarantino withdraws lawsuit against Gawker (for now)

    Quentin Tarantino is a master of explosive showdowns on screen, but his legal standoff with Gawker Media over the leaked script for his unproduced western "The Hateful Eight" might have just ended with a whimper, not a bang. On Wednesday, the...
  • Discrimination at SSA is not unique [Letter]

    Discrimination at SSA is not unique [Letter]
    As a long-time advocate for equal employment opportunity in the federal workplace, I applaud your recent article, "Report finds 'failure' in Social Security discrimination complaint process" (May 15) by John Fritze, which disclosed the recent audit of the...
  • Attorney Cornell Brooks to lead NAACP

    Attorney Cornell Brooks to lead NAACP
    Cornell William Brooks, an attorney and minister from Northern Virginia, will lead the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization at a time when the NAACP is experiencing a resurgence in influence and recruitment but struggling with budget...
  • Mark Cuban discusses his own prejudices in startling terms

    It turns out, regarding race-related views among NBA owners, Donald Sterling may have company. Less than a month after Sterling rocked the sports world with racist remarks, Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, has openly acknowledged his own...