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It was a time of terror and trouble. In the years before and after the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom of Aug. 28, 1963, there were repeated and widespread acts of violence.
Sunday, August, 25, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
Robin Washington column: With 250,000 attendees at the Aug. 28, 1963, March on Washington, there were more than a few with ties to Duluth.
Sunday, August, 25, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Two days after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in Trayvon Martin’s shooting death, the initial grief among supporters of the dead teen is being channeled into protests, marches and calls for action echoing across the country.
Tuesday, July, 16, 2013 - Orlando Sentinel - News
UNITED NATIONS — Malala Yousafzai celebrated her 16th birthday on the world stage at the United Nations, defiantly telling Taliban extremists who tried to end her campaign for girls’ education in Pakistan with a bullet that the attack gave her new courage and demanding that world leaders provide free education to all children.
Saturday, July, 13, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
In the wake of the screening of Crispin Glover’s film, “It is Fine! Everything is Fine,” as part of the Duluth/Superior Film Festival last weekend — a film that romanticizes a man’s explicit sexual fantasies of the rape and torture of women — I have questions for progressive Duluthians who were there and for our community as a whole.
Saturday, June, 08, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
Authorities have arrested the suspect wanted in a Mother's Day parade shooting that wounded 19 people in New Orleans, police said.
Thursday, May, 16, 2013 - Associated Press - News
Anzor Tsarnaev was tough, a championship boxer back home, and he wanted his oldest boy to be tough, too.
Monday, April, 29, 2013 - Los Angeles Times - News
Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, now forever linked in the Boston Marathon bombing tragedy, in some ways seemed as different as siblings could be.
Sunday, April, 21, 2013 - Associated Press - News
Promises ought to be kept. It is that simple.
Sunday, March, 31, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
Governor Mark Dayton released his proposed State of Minnesota budget and tax reform plan on January 22. His plan sets the stage for legislative decisions on how to balance Minnesota’s anticipated budget deficit for 2014 and beyond.
Sunday, March, 10, 2013 - For the Budgeteer News - Budgeteer
When the cardinals gather to select a new pope they should choose someone capable of making the Church more relevant.
Sunday, March, 03, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
It doesn't seem that it was half a century ago when the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came to my hometown of Birmingham, Ala.
Tuesday, February, 26, 2013 - Philadelphia Inquirer - Opinion
While it’s crucial for our community to continue to discuss racism — and in particular to create awareness about the interpersonal hateful acts that so many report being exposed to — if we wish to make any substantial progress, it is time to address institutional racism.
Monday, February, 11, 2013 - For the Budgeteer News - Budgeteer
The Heartland Indie Best-seller List, as brought to you by the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association, the Midwest Booksellers Association and IndieBound for the week ended Jan. 27. Visit IndieBound.org.
Sunday, February, 10, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Community
ROBIN WASHINGTON: If you’ve gotten to know Sue Sojourner since her move to Duluth in the late 1990s, you’re probably aware of her civil rights work in Mississippi.
Sunday, February, 10, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
ROBIN WASHINGTON: Today is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Rosa Parks. News Tribune editor Robin Washington wrote a tribute at the time of her passing on Oct. 24, 2005, that still resonates today.
Monday, February, 04, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
The Heartland Indie Best-seller List, as brought to you by the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association, the Midwest Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound for the week ended Jan. 20. Visit IndieBound.org.
Sunday, February, 03, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Community
John Wilkes Booth, who shot and killed President Abraham Lincoln, once reportedly said his worst nightmare was an African-American becoming president of the United States. Well, that nightmare came true! You could now say John Wilkes Booth has been defeated twice.
Sunday, February, 03, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
As Duluthians wind up the annual commemoration of the life and work of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., it seems clear that a working knowledge of Dr. King’s philosophy, work and legacy are essential components of being “culturally literate” in modern America.
Thursday, January, 31, 2013 - For the Budgeteer News - Budgeteer
As an educator, I am inspired by the astonishing depth and breadth of what Martin Luther King called on us to do to ensure a better world for all children.
Tuesday, January, 29, 2013 - For the Budgeteer News - Budgeteer