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  • 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...
  • Full text of President Obama's eulogy for Clementa Pinckney

    The White House released the following text of President Barack Obama's eulogy for The Rev. Clementa Pinckney on Friday. THE PRESIDENT: Giving all praise and honor to God. (Applause.) The Bible calls us to hope. To persevere, and have faith in things...
  • 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?&...
  • Obama embraces race, religion in moving address at Charleston funeral

    Obama embraces race, religion in moving address at Charleston funeral
    President Obama challenged the nation Friday to face up to its legacy of racial discrimination, insisting that it would betray the memory of the victims of the black church massacre here to “allow ourselves to slip into a comfortable silence once...
  • 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....
  • Full text of Obama's eulogy in Charleston

    The White House released the following text of President Barack Obama's eulogy for The Rev. Clementa Pinckney on Friday. THE PRESIDENT: Giving all praise and honor to God. (Applause.) The Bible calls us to hope. To persevere, and have faith in...
  • 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...
  • 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...