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  • Discrimination is discrimination even if it's not intentional

    In an ideal America, it might be appropriate for the law to concern itself only with racial discrimination that is overt, conscious and deliberate. In the real America of entrenched racial inequality, Congress and the courts rightly have recognized that...
  • Ask Amy: 'Gender fluid' identification brings on fashion fits

    Ask Amy: 'Gender fluid' identification brings on fashion fits
    Dear Amy: My 16-year-old daughter identifies as "gender fluid." Sometimes she dresses traditionally feminine, and sometimes she dresses more traditionally masculine and asks her friends to refer to her as a "he." When she dresses masculine, she wears...
  • We back free expression in Paris, but not in U.S.?

    Like all civilized world citizens, I was outraged by the brutal killings this month in France. Those who first died were the cartoonists and editors of Charlie Hebdo. They were slain in retaliation for their creative satire of the Prophet Mohammed by...
  • California voters beware: November 2016 ballot will likely be filled with propositions

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. California voters in November 2016 may be forced to read a ballot pamphlet as long and dense as a political science textbook and oddly enough, they'll have the millions who sat out last year's sleepy elections to thank for the extra...
  • Miranda July on 'The First Bad Man'

    Miranda July on 'The First Bad Man'
    For most writers, publishing a first novel is a professional milestone unlikely to be matched by anything that came before. Not so with the multifaceted Miranda July, whose debut novel, "The First Bad Man," is just one more highlight of a career that...
  • Former Allentown principal files new suit against district

    Former Allentown principal files new suit against district
    An Allentown School District principal who claimed he was targeted for raising an alarm about discrimination against minority students has refiled a lawsuit against the district following his termination by the school board. Jose Rosado, the district'...
  • Gov. Tom Wolf's inaugural address

    The text of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's inaugural address, as prepared for delivery Tuesday: ___ Chief Justice Saylor; Governor Corbett; Governor Rendell; Lieutenant Governor Stack; Speaker Turzai; President Scarnati; Leader Dermody; Leader Costa;...
  • Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day

    Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day
    Several hundred people marched Monday in Chicago to voice concern over police brutality and racial profiling in the U.S. The march, which followed a 4-mile route that wound from River North to the Chicago Board of Trade, was one of several that took place...
  • Denver baker faces discrimination complaint for refusing to write anti-gay message on cake

    A dispute over a cake in Colorado raises a new question about gay rights and religious freedom: If bakers can be fined for refusing to serve married gay couples, can they also be punished for declining to make a cake with anti-gay statements? A baker...
  • Elizabeth Warren: Supreme Court decision could put fair housing at risk

    The Supreme Court appears poised to continue its systematic assault on our core civil rights laws. After gutting the Voting Rights Act just two years ago, the court set its sights on our country's fair housing laws when it heard oral arguments Wednesday...
  • Researchers debunk the idea that asthma is more common in inner cities

    Researchers debunk the idea that asthma is more common in inner cities
    For more than 50 years, the conventional wisdom about asthma has been that it thrives in poor, densely populated urban areas. Researchers have even gone so far as to declare an “inner-city asthma epidemic.” But they’ve never actually...