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  • The black and white of political code-speak

    The black and white of political code-speak
    Lord help us, they're talking race again. "They" meaning Republicans and Democrats. Race is a critical, sensitive and sometimes painful issue with relevance to everything from environmental policy to education reform to criminal justice to media to...
  • 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,...
  • Calls for civil rights case follow Zimmerman verdict

    Calls for civil rights case follow Zimmerman verdict
    The Baltimore-based NAACP and the pastor of a city mega-church were among those calling Sunday for a federal civil rights case against George Zimmerman after the Florida man was acquitted in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager. Meanwhile,...
  • Mr. Wilkins goes to the Senate

    Mr. Wilkins goes to the Senate
    It was 21 years ago last month that Harvard-educated attorney Robert Wilkins was traveling in a car pulled over for going 5 mph over the posted speed limit on Interstate 68 in Western Maryland. But rather than receive a ticket, the group, all African-...
  • No justice for Trayvon Martin

    No justice for Trayvon Martin
    The trial of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed Florida teen Trayvon Martin failed in every way. It failed to bring forth anything resembling objective truth about what happened the night Mr. Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer,...
  • Zimmerman trial: 'When terrible things happen, we look for someone to blame'

    Zimmerman trial: 'When terrible things happen, we look for someone to blame'
    When terrible things happen we look for someone to blame and we become angry when we feel that no one pays a price; in doing so we temporarily forget that revenge is not the answer to tragedy ("Martin verdict fires debate," July 15). Trayvon Martin's...
  • Justice has been served in the Zimmerman case

    Justice has been served in the Zimmerman case
    Great conclusion here: Justice has been served and George Zimmerman was found not guilty ("Martin verdict fires debate," July 15). The jury was 100 percent correct in its decision and followed the letter of the law. This should have never come to a...
  • Zimmerman trial had nothing to do with race

    Zimmerman trial had nothing to do with race
    The Sun editorial staff makes some irrational comments on George Zimmerman's not guilty verdict in saying that "two undercurrents are clearly responsible for what happened that night and for the way the case has played out since: racial prejudice and...
  • In Annapolis, honoring the 'foot soldiers' of March on Washington

    In Annapolis, honoring the 'foot soldiers' of March on Washington
    On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, state, local and city leaders gathered in Annapolis Aug. 28 for the dedication of “the nation’s first memorial to the 250,000 foot soldiers of the March.” Built by the Annapolis-based...
  • Justice and liberal agendas served

    Justice and liberal agendas served
    The Sun's recent editorial regarding the acquittal of George Zimmerman ("No justice," July 16) ranks up there with the one years ago where you railed on about the problem with the death penalty without once mentioning a victim or victim's family. Anyone...
  • Sun aligns with race baiters in Zimmerman trial

    Sun aligns with race baiters in Zimmerman trial
    In The Sun's recent editorial regarding the acquittal of George Zimmerman ("No justice," July 16), deemed outrageous is the assertion by Mr. Zimmerman's defense team that he never would have been charged if he were black. Later in the editorial, however,...
  • After Trayvon, having 'the talk' with our son

    After Trayvon, having 'the talk' with our son
    An open letter to our 12-year-old son: When you were a little boy, whenever you started crying, we would put you in your car seat and take you for a drive through downtown Baltimore. We would play Sweet Honey in the Rock and sing out loud until you...