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  • GOP's awkward silence over Confederate flag furor

    GOP's awkward silence over Confederate flag furor
    The time has come for fair-minded Republicans to reflect upon the fate of the Whig Party, which came apart at the seams on the eve of the Civil War. The overriding issue of the 1850s was slavery, a question to which the party spoke, as it were, out of both sides of its mouth. Northern Whigs, who opposed slavery, decamped to the new Republican Party. Southern Whigs, who supported slavery, joined the Democratic Party.
  • Gary community leaders: Black Americans are under siege

    Gary community leaders: Black Americans are under siege
    We make this statement on behalf of the people of the city of Gary. We rise up to say that black people in America are under siege, that we are unsafe in our own country, that we cannot walk the streets, drive our cars or pray in our churches without...

    Confederate flag controversy brings back memories of 1968

    Confederate flag controversy brings back memories of 1968
    The flap over the Confederate battle flag, widely recognized as a symbol of hatred and racial indifference, brought to mind an incident that occurred during the 1968 Summer Olympic games. In Mexico City, during the Olympic medal ceremony, as the...

    Taking down the Confederate flag is no 'final step'

    I am proud that South Carolina has finally focused on removing a symbol of hatred and oppression by calling for the removal of the Confederate flag from its state capitol. I am grateful that the reaction against displaying this flag was so swift, in...

    Momentum Grows To Lower This Symbol Of Racism

    Momentum Grows To Lower This Symbol Of Racism
    "The arc of the moral universe is long," the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. said, "but it bends toward justice." After an arc of a century and a half, a symbol of injustice is on the wane. That would be the Confederate battle flag, which gray-coated...