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  • Mark Cuban: 'I'm not perfect. We all have our prejudices and bigotries'

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, in an interview focused on many societal issues, told Inc. that even he harbors "prejudices and bigotries." The interview was posted to Cuban's Twitter page, and ranges in scope from economics to the NBA's hottest...
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  • Another misguided petition drive [Editorial]

    Another misguided petition drive  [Editorial]
    These last few years will go down as a time when Marylanders took steps to recognize the humanity of those who have too often been marginalized. In 2011, the General Assembly voted to stop penalizing children whose parents brought them to the United...
  • Bathrooms, perverts and politics [Commentary]

    Bathrooms, perverts and politics [Commentary]
    " ... shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will." — Martin Luther King Jr., 1963 letter from prison Recent laws extending non-discrimination protections to...
  • Law to protect women helps gays too

    Law to protect women helps gays too
    What does the federal Violence Against Women Act have to do with outlawing discrimination against gays and lesbians? A good deal, it turns out. The latest version of the law, which among other things provides grants to agencies that deal with victims of...
  • Banning the box [Editorial]

    Banning the box  [Editorial]
    The Baltimore City Council's expected approval next week of a bill that would ban employers from asking about a job applicant's criminal record before conducting an initial interview could greatly benefit efforts to reduce unemployment in the city if it...
  • Clippers sponsors slow to return despite NBA ban of Donald Sterling

    Clippers sponsors slow to return despite NBA ban of Donald Sterling
    The NBA has banned L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life, but that's not good enough for many advertisers and sponsors. Nearly 20 brands suspended or terminated their sponsorships of the Clippers after the release of a recording in which...
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  • Gloria Allred slams Donald Sterling's 'pathetic' CNN interview

    Gloria Allred slams Donald Sterling's 'pathetic' CNN interview
    Attorney Gloria Allred on Monday called Donald Sterling's mea culpa in an exclusive interview with CNN a "non-apology apology," citing a years-long string of race-related lawsuits and alleged discrimination filed against the Los Angeles Clippers owner....
  • Your complete guide to the murder of net neutrality

    You couldn't say the crime is being committed by stealth. Quite the contrary: Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, is aiming to slay net neutrality in broad daylight. The murder weapon is a proposal to allow Internet service...
  • Ratify the ERA more than 30 years past the deadline? Heck, yes! Why not?

     
    In December 1972, the Tribune urged the General Assembly to ratify the proposed federal Equal Rights Amendment with an editorial headlined, “Give the ladies what they want.” The wording was a play on the unofficial founding motto of Marshall...