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  • Wrong about racism

    Wrong about racism
    One day, many years ago, I was working in my college bookstore when this guy walks in wearing a T-shirt. "White Power," it said. I was chatting with a friend, Cathy Duncan, and what happened next was as smooth as if we had rehearsed it. All at once,...
  • The war on, for and about women in Charlotte

    The war on, for and about women in Charlotte
    To reach the Convention Center, you must first walk the gauntlet of dead baby parts. It's one of the newer and more gruesome tactics in the fight over reproductive choice, protesters hoisting large color placards depicting aborted fetuses torn in...
  • What they're saying about the Orioles at the All-Star break

    What they're saying about the Orioles at the All-Star break
    Here’s a roundup of what national media outlets are saying about the Orioles at the All-Star break. The Orioles have five players, including three starters, in Tuesday’s midsummer classic.   ** Jon Morosi of FOX Sports writes about the...
  • The sad state of zealots with microphones

    The sad state of zealots with microphones
    America, you are an idiot. You are a moocher, a zombie, soulless, mouth-breathing, ignorant, greedy, self-indulgent, envious, shallow and lazy. The foregoing is a summation of "analysis" from conservative pundits and media figures -- Cal Thomas, Ted...
  • Leonard Pitts: Better to lose with grace than to win with deceit

    Leonard Pitts: Better to lose with grace than to win with deceit
    One guy was among the greatest losers in the history of politics, the other, one of the biggest winners in all of sports. They were unalike men who shared little except recent headlines. But there was, in that brief juxtaposition, an object lesson for...
  • Lacrosse notes: Defending champ Loyola unveils 'most aggressive' schedule for 2013

    Lacrosse notes: Defending champ Loyola unveils 'most aggressive' schedule for 2013
    The defending NCAA champion Loyola men’s lacrosse team will open its 2013 season with a pair of road games before beginning its home schedule on Saturday, Feb. 23, with a rematch of the national title game against Maryland, Greyhounds coach...
  • Life continues, graciously

    Life continues, graciously
    Really? Bobbie Smith, too? Geez. This is what I'm thinking when word comes that the lead singer of the Spinners has died. It comes a month after Richard Street and Damon Harris, who sang on "Papa Was a Rolling Stone" with the Temptations, passed away...
  • Ayanbadejo is wrong: Now is the time for a gay sports hero to speak up

    Ayanbadejo is wrong: Now is the time for a gay sports hero to speak up
    "Now is the time..." -- Martin Luther King, Aug. 28, 1963 Brendon Ayanbadejo is wrong. It is painful to say that. Mr. Ayanbadejo's heart is in a good place, and the advice he gave recently on MSNBC's "The Ed Show" was practical and well intentioned....
  • 'Gideon's' promise still unfulfilled

    'Gideon's' promise still unfulfilled
    "Make me wanna holler, way they do my life." -- Marvin Gaye, "Inner City Blues" Karen Houppert has written a book of nightmares. Ms. Houppert, a veteran reporter for, among others, The Washington Post and The New York Times, is the author of...
  • No, Martin Luther King would not have endorsed Gun Appreciation Day

    No, Martin Luther King would not have endorsed Gun Appreciation Day
    Rush Limbaugh thinks John Lewis should have been armed. "If a lot of African-Americans back in the '60s had guns and the legal right to use them for self-defense, you think they would have needed Selma?" he said recently on his radio show, referencing...
  • St. Andrew's Rev. Thompson went from reporter to reverend [Loch Raven]

    St. Andrew's Rev. Thompson went from reporter to reverend [Loch Raven]
    The Rev. M. Dion Thompson, new vicar at St. Andrew Episcopal Church on Loch Raven Boulevard, looks forward to his work at the church and "to strengthening the mission and spiritual life of the congregation." His service at St Andrew began on Jan. 1 of...
  • No Labels, no excuses

    No Labels, no excuses
    Last week, at a meeting in New York, it was announced that a group of Republican and Democratic lawmakers have agreed to get together once in a while and chat. This made news nationwide. Does that not tell you all you need to know about the sorry...