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  • A stop in Charleston to talk with kids about hate, race, love and unity this summer

    A stop in Charleston to talk with kids about hate, race, love and unity this summer
    Every summer, my family treks from Orlando to the coast of North Carolina. There, my children reunite with their grandparents and cousins for a week of splashing in the surf and searching for buried treasure. The trip is a annual highlight and beloved...
  • Arthur H. Garrison: Consider context of Obama's use of N-word

    Arthur H. Garrison: Consider context of Obama's use of N-word
    President Obama, while interviewed for a podcast that was released Monday, commented on the issue of race in America and said, "What is also true is that the legacy of slavery, Jim Crow, discrimination in almost every institution of our lives —...
  • Georgia governor suggests 'redesign' of Confederate license plate tag

    ATLANTA With a growing list of Southern governors calling for removal of the Confederate battle emblem from their states' license plates, Gov. Nathan Deal on Tuesday stopped short of doing the same in Georgia. Instead, Deal suggested a "redesign" of...
  • South Carolina and another conversation about race in America

    South Carolina and another conversation about race in America
    What do we talk about when we talk about race in America? We begin as if we're talking about all of us, together, as if we're earnest, as if we care about solutions. But it ends up being about what it's always been about: Ourselves. We talk of...
  • Jay Ambrose: Conquering racism with faith, love and hope

    Hate, cruelty, evil they all arose in the Charleston, S.C., slaying of nine African-American worshippers in a Bible study group. But opposing marvels then arose, namely faith, hope and love. They made themselves felt with next to no hint of division...
  • Time's up! No more wretched compromise over Confederate flag

    Time's up! No more wretched compromise over Confederate flag
    In announcing her belated determination to remove the Confederate battle flag from its position of honor on the grounds the South Carolina statehouse Monday, Gov. Nikki Haley said, "We do not need to declare a winner and a loser here." Wrong. We do....
  • Let there be no (pretend) confusion about church shooter's motivation

    This is for Elisabeth Hasselbeck of "Fox & Friends," who described last Thursday's act of white extremist terrorism at Emanuel AME church in Charleston as an "attack on faith." It's for Rick Perry, who said maybe the shooting happened because of...
  • John Kass: South Carolina and another conversation about race in America

    What do we talk about when we talk about race in America? We begin as if we're talking about all of us, together, as if we're earnest, as if we care about solutions. But it ends up being about what it's always been about: Ourselves. We talk of what...
  • Confronting America's disease: white racism

    Confronting America's disease: white racism
    When my son was two years old, I took him to the park to play in a "Flintstones" like car. Soon, what appeared to be a class of first graders arrived from a nearby school. Two little white boys — one blonde-haired, the other redheaded —...
  • Confederate heritage group loses its Southern influence

    The Sons of Confederate Veterans knew an attack on their cherished symbols would come after seeing photos of the white man accused of killing nine black churchgoers displaying Confederate battle flags. They just didn't expect it from their right flank....
  • Hogan wants to recall Confederate plates in Maryland

    Hogan wants to recall Confederate plates in Maryland
    Gov. Larry Hogan will pursue action to stop the state from issuing license plates bearing images of the Confederate battle flag, aides said Tuesday, as momentum seemed to swing decisively against the controversial symbol of a divided America. Hogan, a...