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  • 'Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution' provide pointed lessons for today's revolutionaries

    'Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution' provide pointed lessons for today's revolutionaries
    Imagine if Kevin Moore, the man who recorded the arrest of Freddie Gray, didn’t have a smartphone. It’s hard to say for sure what would’ve happened, but one likely possibility is that witnesses would claim that Gray was mistreated, police would claim that he wasn’t, there would be a brief mention in The Sun and on TV news, no consequences for the officers involved, and most people would forget about it by the following week. Most people—especially those who don’t live in neighborhoods like Sandtown-Winchester or endure the kind of police treatment Gray did—would probably assume the police were telling the truth and they would move on.
  • Kate Hannigan on Kate Warne: New book brings 19th century detective to life

     Kate Hannigan on Kate Warne: New book brings 19th century detective to life
    A little detective work of her own inspired children's book author Kate Hannigan to write a book on America's first woman detective. "I was researching for another book when I came across this nugget … about Allan Pinkerton's National Detective...

    Baltimore stirs thoughts of a former Chicago rioter

    Baltimore stirs thoughts of a former Chicago rioter
    Eyes across the country have been focused on Baltimore — anger in its streets, looting, the calling in of the National Guard. Some eyes in Chicago have seen this before — from up close. In 1968, it was parts of Chicago that were ablaze....

    Brushes with Lincoln assassination, Dred Scott decision

    Regarding "They're All Players in Lincoln's Story," April 12: The Travel section left out a great exhibit on Lincoln at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. It tells about the assassination, but especially shows how it was covered by the press. The New...

    Police video release in Oklahoma fatal shooting called 'character assassination'

    Police video release in Oklahoma fatal shooting called 'character assassination'
    Video released by investigators that shows an undercover sheriff's deputy allegedly buying drugs from a man later killed by a volunteer officer amounts to "character assassination," a civil rights advocate said Wednesday. The Tulsa County Sheriff's...