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Word origins can shed light on the experiences of a people and explain much of what they’ve endured. Many older African-Americans explain the origin of...

Roger Wilkins’ life story is the story of civil rights

For Roger Wood Wilkins, the civil rights movement was the family business. When Wilkins was born in 1932 in segregated Kansas City, Mo., his uncle...

Labor nominee is bad news in a slick package

By the time you read this, Alexander Acosta, the president’s nominee for secretary of labor, is likely to have been confirmed by the full...

They don’t just disappear

If I had to speculate about a common thread that weaves its way through the lives of most of my friends and acquaintances, I’d...

Budget favors defense, abandons citizens

“The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members.” – Mahatma Gandhi Some people look at a...

It’s called ‘practical nationalism’

Nationalism: “A desire by a large group of people (such as people who share the same culture, history, language, etc.) to form a separate...

Will Trump cause his own ‘Trail of Tears?’

Most who are keenly observant of or listen closely to Donald Trump will recognize that he is a fan of President Andrew Jackson. If “fan”...

Gorsuch hasn’t earned our support

Here’s what the Lawyer’s Committee on Civil Rights wrote in their “Report on the Nomination of Judge Neil M. Gorsuch as an Associate Justice...

It’s too early to panic over 45’s budget

If you happened to have voted for the 45th president, you may be feeling a little spat on right about now. The man who...

Trump administration’s health care lies beginning to hurt

For many of his supporters, Donald Trump’s casual relationship with the truth was at first amusing, part of his brash, anti-establishment appeal. He says...

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