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  • Catholics march in Pride Parade: 'This is all about justice'

    Catholics march in Pride Parade: 'This is all about justice'
    Parishioners from a Lincoln Park Roman Catholic parish are marching in today's Pride Parade to show their solidarity with Dignity Chicago, an independent ministry for gay, lesbian and transgender Catholics. More than a dozen parishioners from St....
  • Prosecutors toss three cases over police links to KKK

    Prosecutors toss three cases over police links to KKK
    Prosecutors in Lake County have tossed three pending criminal cases because of an FBI report linking two former Fruitland Park police officers to the Ku Klux Klan. All three cases – two misdemeanor batteries and a felony traffic case –...
  • Fruitland Park must ask Sheriff's Office to run police department because of KKK scandal

     Fruitland Park must ask Sheriff's Office to run police department because of KKK scandal
    Second of two parts. The past several years in Fruitland Park have been a governmental train wreck. The city had seven city managers, including one whose sexual romps through City Hall with an employee became the target of derision around town....
  • Deputy police chief caught in KKK scandal demands unpaid fire job back

    Deputy police chief caught in KKK scandal demands unpaid fire job back
    Fruitland Park's deputy chief of police, who left the city during a scandal over the Ku Klux Klan, is demanding his unpaid job as chief of the volunteer fire department back. A letter from an attorney on behalf of David Borst warned that Fruitland...
  • Florida's the scariest state? Only if you're a wimp

    Florida's the scariest state? Only if you're a wimp
    Look out, my fellow Floridians. The industrial fear complex is once again targeting our great state. The latest trumped-up outrage is a ranking of the supposedly "scariest states in America" — where Florida ranked No. 1. Why? Well, according...
  • Maynard Evans doesn't deserve to have name on a high school

    The debate over where to put Maynard Evans High School has raged for several years, but so far, no one has questioned whether a new school in a new location deserves a new name. Maynard Evans was a highly respected druggist who served as a member of the...
  • In Theory: Religion and hiring discrimination

    A recent study on religious affiliation and hiring discrimination in the American South, published in the journal Social Currents and reported by the Washington Post, showed that while Southern employers are likely to prefer applicants who make no overt...
  • Equality's struggles

    Equality's struggles
    This was the promise: No longer would African-Americans be forced to pick up their meals from the back door of restaurants. No longer would they need to fear being unable to find lodgings on their way home from a trip. And no longer would those who...
  • John Siegenthaler, a man who made different choices

    Here we go again. Same stuff, different day. Deja vu all over again. A monthly New York newspaper, The WestView News, uses an objectionable headline ("The N----r In The White House") on a piece in its July edition, which argues that much of the shrill...
  • LBJ's second great battle: Enforcing the Civil Rights Act

    When Lyndon Johnson became president after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, so closely had he played his political cards that nobody was exactly sure what he believed in. Very quickly, the surprising answer became clear: civil rights. Johnson went...
  • Courageous or spineless? Our actions -- or inactions -- decide for us

    The psychological explanation for what happened to Catherine Ferreira is neat and tidy and sounds like reason. "The bystander effect," explains Psychology Today on its website, "occurs when the presence of others hinders an individual from intervening in...