Race Issues

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Birmingham +50

Birmingham +50

By Emily Belz
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Civil Rights | Relations between blacks and whites have improved in what was once a hotbed of racist violence, but a lot of work remains

Unfair and unjust in Louisiana

By Cal Thomas
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Education | Before Attorney General Eric Holder and the Justice Department move forward with a lawsuit to block vouchers for thousands of low-income students trapped in…

50 years later

By J.C. Derrick
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Civil Rights | People of all colors gather in Washington to keep alive memories of a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement

MLK and today’s African-American opportunity

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | It’s one week until Aug. 28, the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. He wrote part of it under a huge oak tree in…

The speech, the dream, and me

By Cal Thomas
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Civil Rights | It was an atypical August summer day in Washington, D.C., 50 years ago next week. Temperatures were in the low 80s, about 10 degrees cooler than normal. Skies…

Race, sin, and sexual preference

By La Shawn Barber
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Homosexuality | Criticizing homosexuality really riles up the homosexual lobby and its supporters in the mainstream media, the civil rights industry, and the liberal side of…

Chains of history

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Race | Americans have made progress in race relations, but are we ready for healing?

The president’s take on race

By Cal Thomas
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Race Issues | President Obama rarely misses an opportunity to insert himself into an issue. Last Friday, he appeared in the White House press room to comment on the George…

‘Game of Change’ leader dies at 72

By Zachary Abate
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Sports | Leland Mitchell, who starred for the all-white Mississippi State men’s basketball team in the early 1960s and played a key role in what’s known as the…

WSJ: ‘Obama vs. Black People’

By Marvin Olasky
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Politics | The Congressional Black Caucus met with President Obama yesterday, and an Associated Press story said its 43 members expressed “no hard feelings” toward…

Affirming action

By Cal Thomas
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Supreme Court | “Character, not circumstance, makes the person.” — Booker T. Washington The Supreme Court’s narrow 5-4 decision to strike down a central component of…

The Supreme Court’s double standard on race cases

By La Shawn Barber
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Supreme Court | So much for wishing and hoping the U.S. Supreme Court would declare race-based college admissions policies unconstitutional. On Monday, the court ruled 7-1…

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