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08/27/2015 - 9:54pm

    Viewed through the lens of America's civil rights history, Donald Trump's new call to repeal birthright citizenship chimes with an ominous ring.

    Spoiler alert: It sounds like racism.

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08/27/2015 - 8:39pm

    Unlike most of the people who are sadly reminiscing about Julian Bond, I fondly recall how my last conversation with the iconic civil rights veteran occurred at a zombie movie.

    A mutual friend...

08/20/2015 - 6:48pm

    The farther the left and right wings in politics move toward opposite extremes, an old saying goes, the more they resemble each other. You can see this vigorously at work these days in the Republican campaign of billionaire Donald Trump and the Democratic...

08/20/2015 - 6:31pm

    Fifty years have passed since the Watts riots, a disaster that brought death, destruction and an unexpected, although long overdue, boost to the value of racial diversity in newsrooms.

    Six days...

08/13/2015 - 3:44pm

    As if we did not already know it before Fox News' Republican presidential debate in Cleveland, Donald Trump can dish out barbs against other people, but he can't take 'em.

    "The...

08/13/2015 - 3:14pm

    Debating Donald Trump is like boxing with smoke. You may have the facts on your side, but for this Republican presidential candidate, facts are mostly beside the point.

    Take, for example, his...

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