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OregonLive.com
Jimmy Carter's exemplary faith: Leonard Pitts Jr.By Leonard Pitts Jr. "To want what I have, to take what I'm given with grace .
Jimmy Carter's exemplary faith: Leonard Pitts Jr.
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 hours ago
By Leonard Pitts Jr. "To want what I have, to take what I'm given with grace ... for this, I pray." _ From "For My Wedding," by Don Henley America is a nation of faith. So it is often said. In faith, a baker refuses to bake a cake for a gay... Read more
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The Mercury News
Leonard Pitts Jr.: The beauty of Jimmy Carter's image of faith"To want what I have, to take what I'm given with grace ... for this, I pray."
Leonard Pitts Jr.: The beauty of Jimmy Carter's image of faith
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
"To want what I have, to take what I'm given with grace ... for this, I pray." -- From "For My Wedding," by Don Henley America is a nation of faith. So it is often said. In faith, a baker refuses to bake a cake for a gay couple's wedding. In faith,... Read more
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OregonLive.com
'All lives matter' are words of moral cowardice: Leonard PittsBy Leonard Pitts Jr. This is a column about three words of moral cowardice: "
'All lives matter' are words of moral cowardice: Leonard Pitts
OregonLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
By Leonard Pitts Jr. This is a column about three words of moral cowardice: "All lives matter." Those words have risen as a kind of counter to "Black lives matter," the movement that coalesced in response to recent killings and woundings of... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Leonard Pitts: Charnesia Corley and an assault on the Fourth AmendmentHere is a challenge for you. Reconcile the following: In 1791, the Bill of Rig
Leonard Pitts: Charnesia Corley and an assault on the Fourth Amendment
Savannah Morning News / Posted 8 days ago
Here is a challenge for you. Reconcile the following: In 1791, the Bill of Rights was ratified, including the Fourth Amendment, guaranteeing “the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects against unreasonable... Read more
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The Mercury News
Leonard Pitts Jr.: The assault on the Fourth AmendmentHere is a challenge for you. Reconcile the following: In 1791, the Bill of Rig
Leonard Pitts Jr.: The assault on the Fourth Amendment
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
Here is a challenge for you. Reconcile the following: In 1791, the Bill of Rights was ratified, including the Fourth Amendment, guaranteeing "the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects against unreasonable... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
N. Chs. police lead SC in pretext stops; Goff gets Order of Palmetto; Graham a 'light duty' reservist?A Post and Courier report shows that the City of North Charleston Police Depart
N. Chs. police lead SC in pretext stops; Goff gets Order of Palmetto; Graham a 'light duty' reservist?
Charleston City Paper / Posted 25 days ago
A Post and Courier report shows that the City of North Charleston Police Department leads the state in what are called "police contact stops" in which cops pull over a driver, but let them go without a citation—a little less than half of all stops... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Pitts: Police violence is human rights issueThis will not be a column about Sandra Bland, although it could be. Certainly
Pitts: Police violence is human rights issue
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 25 days ago
This will not be a column about Sandra Bland, although it could be. Certainly there is cause for outrage over the way a Texas state trooper escalated the routine traffic stop of an indignant African-American woman into a violent arrest; she died of... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Leonard Pitts: Hey, Dylann Roof, we already have a race warHe wanted to start a race war. That, you will recall, was what authorities say
Leonard Pitts: Hey, Dylann Roof, we already have a race war
Savannah Morning News / Posted 26 days ago
He wanted to start a race war. That, you will recall, was what authorities say white supremacist Dylann Roof had in mind when he shot up a storied African-American church in June. It might have surprised him to learn that we’ve already had a race... Read more
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The Daily Review
Leonard Pitts Jr: Police brutality is a problem for everyone regardless of raceThis will not be a column about Sandra Bland, although it could be. Certainly
Leonard Pitts Jr: Police brutality is a problem for everyone regardless of race
The Daily Review / Posted 29 days ago
This will not be a column about Sandra Bland, although it could be. Certainly there is cause for outrage over the way a Texas state trooper escalated the routine traffic stop of an indignant African-American woman into a violent arrest; she died of... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Leonard Pitts Jr.: American needs a justice system worthy of its nameThe United States does not have a justice system. If we define a justice syste
Leonard Pitts Jr.: American needs a justice system worthy of its name
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
The United States does not have a justice system. If we define a justice system as a system designed for the production of justice, then it seems obvious that term cannot reasonably be applied to a system that countenances the mass incarceration by... Read more

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