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  • Q&A with Mike Preston

    Paul, Ontario, Canada: Who's our leader, Mike? And don't tell me it's Billick, Ozzie, Boller, Ray, Steve or Jim. They don't have one and you know it. Print the truth. Yeah, it hurts, all right. Mike Preston: Well, if it ain't Billick, Ozzie, Boller,...
  • 9-year-old is executed: Where's the outrage?

    9-year-old is executed: Where's the outrage?
    Antonio Smith, 9 years old, was assassinated the other day. He was Chicago's youngest fatal shooting victim this year. He was shot at least four times and fell in a backyard on the South Side. And when I went out there on 71st and Woodlawn less than...
  • Ferguson McDonald's a haven amid protests and tear gas

    Ferguson McDonald's a haven amid protests and tear gas
    Maybe the real story is how the windows at McDonald’s survived as long as they did. Candice Dotson, 38, watched them break Sunday night as a group of frightened protesters fleeing barrages of tear gas from the police tried to slam their way...
  • Opportunists fan the flames of racial unrest

    Violence following the recent fatal shooting of an unarmed robbery suspect in Ferguson, Missouri, has tragically followed a predictable script. On average, more than 6,000 African-Americans are killed by gun violence each year. That startling figure is...
  • In Ferguson, street party atmosphere turns dark at night

    FERGUSON, Mo. To report from Ferguson is to contrast day and night. Almost a street party atmosphere can take hold while the sun is up. Families unpacked picnic lunches on parking lots before police forbade stationary gatherings. They watched as vehicles...
  • In Ferguson, a race to be wrong

    The events in Ferguson, Missouri, have launched a familiar spectacle: the race to be wrong first. Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American man, was shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. The Washington Post had more on the story about...
  • The race to be wrong surges ahead in volatile Ferguson

    The events in Ferguson, Mo., have launched a familiar spectacle: the race to be wrong first. Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American man, was shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. The Washington Post had more on the story about what...
  • Theater of the Absurd in Ferguson, Missouri

    It was in a college theater class that I learned about a genre called "Theater of the Absurd." These were plays written mostly by European playwrights between the 1940s and 1960s, as well as a certain style that flowed from their work. What reminded me...
  • Theater of the absurd in Ferguson

    Theater of the absurd in Ferguson
    It was in a college theater class that I learned about a genre called theater of the absurd. These were plays written mostly by European playwrights between the 1940s and 1960s, as well as a certain style that flowed from their work. What reminded me of...
  • Peniel E. Joseph: Ferguson protests expose a civil-rights generational divide

    Peniel E. Joseph: Ferguson protests expose a civil-rights generational divide
    This past week's racial crisis in Ferguson, Mo., has uncovered a divide within the black community — one based on generation, class and the cloudy political vision offered by African-American politics in the Obama age. When asked who is the leader...
  • Some warn that Gov. Jay Nixon's curfew for Ferguson, Mo., may backfire

    In an unusual declaration for an American city, Gov. Jay Nixon imposed a midnight-to-5 a.m. curfew Saturday after fresh violence erupted here amid public anger over the shooting death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer. The governor's...
  • More violence in Ferguson as protesters defy curfew

    FERGUSON, Mo., Aug 17 - One person was shot and critically wounded and seven arrested early on Sunday as police in Ferguson, Missouri, clashed with protesters when a curfew was imposed following days of unrest over a black teenager being shot dead by a...