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  • Getting past Michigan [Editorial]

    Getting past Michigan  [Editorial]
    The Supreme Court's decision this week in the case Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action was disappointing but not surprising and might have been far worse. What the court did was uphold a 2006 ballot initiative that banned race-based...
  • 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....
  • Gallaudet diversity official's discrimination lawsuit against school dismissed

    Gallaudet diversity official's discrimination lawsuit against school dismissed
    A federal judge in Washington has dismissed the high-profile discrimination lawsuit of a Gallaudet University official who claimed she was unfairly demoted for signing a petition to put Maryland's same-sex marriage law to referendum. U.S. District Judge...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sotomayor Defends Limits On Discrimination

    Good for Sonia Sotomayor. She called out her U.S. Supreme Court peers for their dismissive attitudes toward our nation's troubling racial history and their wishful thinking on how far we have come in such matters. "The way to stop discrimination on...
  • 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...
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  • On Memorial Day, Let Freedom Of Expression Ring

    On Memorial Day, Let Freedom Of Expression Ring
    His name was Billy Woods, Seaman 2nd Class William Anthony Woods, and he left William Cullen Bryant High School in Queens to join the U.S. Navy. He was aboard the USS Arizona at 7:48 a.m. on Dec. 7, 1941, when the Japanese began their stunning air assault...
  • New head of NAACP, a relative unknown, has deep civil rights background

    New head of NAACP, a relative unknown, has deep civil rights background
    He'd been leader of a New Jersey social justice organization since 2008, making inroads on housing and employment issues, when Cornell Brooks, a soft-spoken lawyer and minister, got an opportunity he didn't see coming. The NAACP, a national...