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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...
  • 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...
  • Apodaca: A racist but in a continual state of recovery

    I am a racist. I don't want to be one. I try not to be. I'm not an obvious, hate-spewing bigot like Clippers owner Donald Sterling or renegade rancher Cliven Bundy. I like to think of myself as evolved and open-minded, a lover of all people no matter...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • The NBA won't tolerate racism, so why does the NFL tolerate 'Redskins'?

    The NBA won't tolerate racism, so why does the NFL tolerate 'Redskins'?
    Now that the NBA is addressing ownership problems that fester behind closed doors, will the NFL step up to deal with a problem in plain sight? After NBA Commissioner Adam Silver determined that Clippers owner Donald Sterling was the voice on the audio...
  • Donald Sterling accused of racial bias before, always denied it

    A recording that purports to show Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist comments has generated swift condemnations. The Clippers have also responded, saying Sterling is not a racist. It's not the first time Sterling has been the subject of...
  • 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...
  • 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...