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We can't give in to bigotry [Commentary]
We can't give in to bigotry [Commentary]

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's controversial comments about walking across the street if he saw a young black man wearing a hoodie coming toward him late at night got me to thinking about an experience I had 30 years ago. One night while walking from my Charles Village home to my car, I noticed two young black men walking toward me. It was very dark since the street light had blown out. Should I cross the street? I asked myself, concluding that such a move would be racist since they had just as much right to the sidewalk as I did. I continued walking. As we came abreast of each other, right at the intersection of an alley, one of them put a gun to my head. "Give my...

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