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Saturday, August, 03, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Sports
Saturday, August, 03, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
The Green Bay report says the two off-duty officers used racial slurs to describe a group of black men they scuffled with on a sidewalk during the early morning hours of June 29.
Tuesday, July, 30, 2013 - Minneapolis Star Tribune - News
The second juror to speak publicly told ABC News in an interview made available Thursday that she feels George Zimmerman got away with murder for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, but that there wasn't enough evidence at trial to convict him under Florida law.
Friday, July, 26, 2013 - Associated Press - News
I have been observing the UnFair Campaign with considerable interest. That racism persists is a perplexing problem. I laud the intent of the anti-racism adherents, having two nephews (one is my godson) who are young black men; I am proud of them and their aspirations. I have mentored and sent black youth to Camp Miller for many years.
Friday, July, 26, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
MITCH ALBOM: We’ve been “Burning Detroit” and “Rust Belt Detroit” and “Unemployed Detroit” and “Abandoned Detroit” and “Racially Divided Detroit.” We’re not any of those.
Monday, July, 22, 2013 - Tribune Media Services - Opinion
We should talk honestly about unresolved racial issues, such as those exposed by the Trayvon Martin case, but President Obama is not the best person to lead the discussion. Through no fault of his own, he might be the worst.
Sunday, July, 21, 2013 - Washington Post Writers Group - Opinion
George Zimmerman’s acquittal on criminal charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin has sparked anguish and outrage across America.
Sunday, July, 21, 2013 - Newsday - Opinion
President Obama, in his first public comments about the verdict in the Trayvon Martin shooting death, delivered on Friday some of his most extensive and personal remarks on race since entering the White House as he described what it’s like to be a black man in America.
Saturday, July, 20, 2013 - McClatchy Washington Bureau - News
Even as it celebrates victories in the push for same-sex marriage, America's gay-rights movement is experiencing self-criticism and internal divisions over its approach to other thorny issues.
Thursday, July, 18, 2013 - Associated Press - News
Regarding the July 14 article, “Zimmerman verdict: not guilty,” I can only say I’m glad this tragic event is over.
Wednesday, July, 17, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
With his June 23 commentary (In response: “Lynchings cannot be justified by competition”), Kevin Skwira-Brown objected to my June 15 commentary, “Duluth proved lynchings could happen anywhere.”
Tuesday, July, 16, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
Current and former Justice Department officials said Monday that bringing civil rights charges against George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black 17-year-old in Florida, would be extremely difficult and may not be possible.
Tuesday, July, 16, 2013 - Washington Post - News
With chants and prayers, sermons and signs, outrage over a jury’s decision to clear George Zimmerman in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager poured from street protests and church pulpits Sunday amid calls for federal civil rights charges to be filed in the case.
Monday, July, 15, 2013 - Associated Press - News
With hot dogs, canned beer and firecrackers: that’s how many of us celebrated the Fourth of July. But now that the holiday is over we need to scrutinize the status of our freedoms.
Sunday, July, 14, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
Neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.
Sunday, July, 14, 2013 - Associated Press - News
Paula Deen is ending her business relationship with a longtime agent after her admission that she used racial slurs in the past resulted in the loss of major pieces of her media and merchandising empire.
Friday, July, 05, 2013 - Associated Press - Entertainment
The rumble in the vicinity of Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis Tuesday morning likely was Hubert Humphrey rolling in his grave. With a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court dismembered the 1965 Voting Rights Act, for which Humphrey crusaded as both Minnesota’s U.S. senator and vice president.
Monday, July, 01, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
Paula Deen needs to give the self-pity a rest. The damage to her carefully built image is self-inflicted — nobody threw a rock — and her desperate search for approval and vindication is just making things worse.
Sunday, June, 30, 2013 - Washington Post Writers Group - Opinion
A historic Supreme Court term ended with a flourish of major rulings that marked a bitter defeat for racial minorities and a groundbreaking victory for gay rights, all in the space of a day.
Sunday, June, 30, 2013 - Associated Press - News