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  • 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...
  • Reasons for hope in South Carolina

    Last week, I returned to Charleston, S.C., where President Barack Obama gave his beautiful eulogy for slain state Sen. Clementa Pinckney. To me, the tragedy wasn't just another news story. I was raised in nearby Savannah and lived in Charleston for 12...
  • On Baltimore and its monuments

    On Baltimore and its monuments
    I thank City Paper for sharing the short radio piece I produced with my colleague Mark Gunnery for The Marc Steiner Show on WEAA 88.9 FM over Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend in January (“Why Does Baltimore Have So Many Confederate Monuments?&...
  • Black churches burning

    Black churches burning
    In the week following the murderous rampage in which nine black parishioners were shot and killed at a church in Charleston, S.C., a series of mysterious fires at African-American churches across the South has revived the specter of racist violence...
  • One flag, many feelings in Carroll

    One flag, many feelings in Carroll
    "It's heritage, it's not hate. I don't see it as racism or anything like that," said Brittany Snader, referring to the Confederate flag she flies on her Finksburg home and, on Thursday afternoon, wore on the back of her T-shirt. "It's just history....
  • Mr. Justice Alito worries about people being called out as bigots

    In his dissent in Obergefell v. Hodges, Justice Samuel Alito worried about the effects of the ruling on people who are opposed to same-sex marriage. “I assume that those who cling to old beliefs will be able to whisper their thoughts in the...
  • Activist's removal of South Carolina's Confederate flag ignites both sides

    Activist's removal of South Carolina's Confederate flag ignites both sides
    A young black woman scaled a flagpole in front of the South Carolina Statehouse just after dawn Saturday and took down the Confederate battle flag that has become the focus of controversy since a gunman killed nine African Americans inside a historic...
  • Confederate flag pulled from SC capitol grounds by activists

    COLUMBIA, S.C. �� The Confederate battle flag was removed from a pole on the South Carolina State House grounds early Saturday morning by activists, but state employees put the flag back up not long after. Two people were arrested. An...
  • Editorials from around New England

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers: The Providence Journal (R.I.), June 26, 2015 Under federal election law and the First Amendment, citizens and groups of citizens have a right to speak out on...
  • At Florida Confederate memorial, giant flag still flies, defiantly so

    At Florida Confederate memorial, giant flag still flies, defiantly so
    By the time Marion Lambert arrived at the base of the massive Confederate battle flag he helped erect within view of Interstate 75, a small crowd had gathered. Billed as the nation’s largest Confederate flag at 50 by 30 feet, the banner flies from...
  • DP Buzz: Confederate flag

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here...