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  • 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...
  • Apodaca: This column might trigger mixed reactions

    Before you read any further, I must caution you: This column is about trigger warnings. Proceed at your own discretion. In case you haven't heard of them, trigger warnings are the latest controversy to infect the educational realm. These cautionary...
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  • Are Millennials moving us toward a post-racial society?

    After that jaw-dropping rant by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, after the deplorable declaration by freeloading Nevada rancher Clive Bundy, we have this pinprick of hope: Most young people say they're colorblind, viewing racial minorities the...
  • High Court upholds affirmative action ban in Michigan

    High Court upholds affirmative action ban in Michigan
    The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday dealt a blow to affirmative action, upholding a voter-approved ban on racial preferences at Michigan's state-run universities in a decision that may spur similar initiatives elsewhere. On a 6-2 vote, the court rejected a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • California design of driver's license for immigrants rejected

    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 God Squad: Sterling scandal invites thoughts on diversity

    Q: I'm writing today about race. I'm a member of an organization that tries to reduce racism in our community, so I'm quite sensitive to this issue. In light of the NBA/Donald Sterling fiasco, I felt compelled to write. Fortunately, the NBA took...
  • 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...
  • Sports and religion can be powerful forces against bigotry

    Q: I'm writing today about race. I'm a member of an organization that tries to reduce racism in our community, so I'm quite sensitive to this issue. In light of the NBA/Donald Sterling fiasco, I felt compelled to write. Fortunately, the NBA took...