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  • Killer of 11-year-old girl will not get new trial, judge rules

    Killer of 11-year-old girl will not get new trial, judge rules
    A city judge declined Thursday to order a new trial for the man found guilty of killing an 11-year-old girl in Northwest Baltimore more than four decades ago, a victory for prosecutors who sought to prevent the release of another high-profile perpetrator under a court ruling that has freed dozens of convicted murderers.
  • Criticism of Obama is not racism [Letter]

    Criticism of Obama is not racism [Letter]
    Columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. questions if the harsh treatment toward the president isn't racist, then what is ("Race and Obama news coverage," April 20)? How about that he's just doing a lousy job, both domestically and especially on the international...

    Getting past Michigan [Editorial]

    Getting past Michigan  [Editorial]
    The Supreme Court's decision this week in the case Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action was disappointing but not surprising and might have been far worse. What the court did was uphold a 2006 ballot initiative that banned race-based...

    KAL is way off on LBJ's legacy [Letter]

    KAL is way off on LBJ's legacy [Letter]
    Kevin Kallaugher's cartoon on LBJ's legacy is so far off the mark that it fails to be remotely humorous ("Dogged opposition," April 13). He uses two presidents, each tainted by their racism and prejudice, to paint the tea party as racist. Lyndon B....

    The right side of history [Commentary]

    The right side of history [Commentary]
    When you read about this nation's past, it is quite obvious what the phrase "right side of history" means. We know, for example, that abolitionists, women's rights organizers and civil rights activists were on the right side of history. And quite often we...