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  • Jackie Robinson, the moderate radical [Commentary]

    Jackie Robinson, the moderate radical [Commentary]
    Every year, Major League Baseball honors the extraordinary accomplishments of Jackie Robinson and the integration of modern professional baseball. Active players will on April 15th don Robinson's number 42, retired in 1997, to commemorate his ground-...
  • 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....
  • Albany's Thompson trio bring their roadshow to Ridley

    Albany's Thompson trio bring their roadshow to Ridley
    About 30 minutes after the Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team had wrapped up a 13-8 victory over visiting Albany on April 4, three players were still standing on the Homewood Field turf, signing autographs and posing for pictures with fans. That trio did...
  • 60 years after Brown v. Board of Ed, pockets of segregation remain in Md. schools

    60 years after Brown v. Board of Ed, pockets of segregation remain in Md. schools
    At 16, Dorant Wells has experienced the complexities of what Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark school desegregation ruling, has wrought: He attended a middle school full of students of different colors and nationalities, but one where he sometimes...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Del. Emmett Burns speaks out against Bundy

    Del. Emmett Burns speaks out against Bundy
    A state lawmaker and Baltimore Pastor is expected to speak out at Sunday's church service about what he calls "racist comments" by Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy. Del. Emmett Burns, pastor at Rising Sun Baptist Church, plans to warn that "America is on the...
  • The debt we owe racists [Commentary]

    The debt we owe racists [Commentary]
    The racist comments of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who wondered aloud if blacks were better off in slavery, and NBA owner Donald Sterling, who warned his Mexican and African-American girlfriend not to bring blacks to games played by his Los AngelesĀ ...
  • Don't punish private thoughts [Letter]

    Don't punish private thoughts [Letter]
    There's much ado about the situation regarding Donald Sterling, owner of the NBA Clippers ("What about Donald Sterling's First Amendment rights?" April 29). Many years ago, Mr. Sterling was slapped with a lawsuit for discriminating against minorities in...
  • Donald Sterling, tarnished [Commentary]

    Donald Sterling, tarnished [Commentary]
    Late in Quentin Tarantino's 1994 film "Pulp Fiction," Marsellus Wallace — a criminal boss played by Ving Rhames — banishes prizefighter Butch Coolidge (Bruce Willis) from Southern California, telling him "You lost all your L.A. privileges."...
  • Boycott Clippers if Sterling won't sell [Letter]

    Boycott Clippers if Sterling won't sell [Letter]
    I have to say it is refreshing for someone in this country to finally call out racism when it happens and actually do something about it. I'm referring of course to the despicable owner of the L.A. Clippers, Donald Sterling, and the immediate and...