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Savannah Morning News
Leonard Pitts: 'Little Mosque on the Prairie' opens eyesSo it turns out sitcoms can erase bigotry. That’s the bottom line of a study r
Leonard Pitts: 'Little Mosque on the Prairie' opens eyes
Savannah Morning News / Posted yesterday
So it turns out sitcoms can erase bigotry. That’s the bottom line of a study recently presented before a conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. And it doesn’t even have to be a particularly good sitcom. To judge, at least,... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Pitts: A victory for truth in Planned Parenthood case“A lie can get halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its
Pitts: A victory for truth in Planned Parenthood case
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
“A lie can get halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes.” That nugget of wisdom dates from the 1800s — i.e., decades before anyone ever heard of the Internet, much less Fox “News.” If a lie traveled that fast in the... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Leonard Pitts: Justice for Brunswick's Caroline SmallLast week, a group of church friends held a town hall meeting in Brunswick. The
Leonard Pitts: Justice for Brunswick's Caroline Small
Savannah Morning News / Posted 5 days ago
Last week, a group of church friends held a town hall meeting in Brunswick. Their purpose is embodied in their name: Justice For Caroline Small. Chances are, you’ve never heard of her. She was a waitress, a mother of two girls, and a woman with... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Justice for Caroline Small, a small step for justice for all: Leonard PittsBy Leonard Pitts Jr. Last week, a group of church friends held a town hall mee
Justice for Caroline Small, a small step for justice for all: Leonard Pitts
OregonLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
By Leonard Pitts Jr. Last week, a group of church friends held a town hall meeting in Brunswick, Ga. Their purpose is embodied in their name: Justice For Caroline Small. Chances are, you've never heard of her. She was a waitress, a mother of two... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Justice for Caroline Small is justice for allLast week, a group of church friends held a town hall meeting in Brunswick, Ga.
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Justice for Caroline Small is justice for all
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
Last week, a group of church friends held a town hall meeting in Brunswick, Ga. Their purpose is embodied in their name: Justice For Caroline Small. Chances are, you've never heard of her. She was a waitress, a mother of two girls, and a woman with... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Leonard Pitts Jr.: For Planned Parenthood, justice seldom gets more poetic"A lie can get halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its
Leonard Pitts Jr.: For Planned Parenthood, justice seldom gets more poetic
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 8 days ago
"A lie can get halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes." That nugget of wisdom dates from the 1800s, i.e., decades before anyone ever heard of the Internet -- much less Fox "News." If a lie traveled that fast in the... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Hasbro should know courage has no gender: Leonard Pitts Jr.By Leonard Pitts Jr. I used to consider women pitifully weak and pathetically
Hasbro should know courage has no gender: Leonard Pitts Jr.
OregonLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
By Leonard Pitts Jr. I used to consider women pitifully weak and pathetically delicate. For this, I blame Marvel Comics. As a boy in the 1960s, I was seldom without my nose in one of that company's fables. From them, I learned many valuable life... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Track Palin, Sarah's latest political opportunity: Leonard Pitts Jr.By Leonard Pitts Jr. The police report paints a confusing and chaotic picture.
Track Palin, Sarah's latest political opportunity: Leonard Pitts Jr.
OregonLive.com / Posted 15 days ago
By Leonard Pitts Jr. The police report paints a confusing and chaotic picture. Apparently, the young man and his girlfriend got into an argument over her ex-boyfriend. At some point, things became physical. When police arrived, they say they found... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Pitts: Flint crisis points to failure of mediaIt was in April of 2014 that the water turned bad. Residents of Flint, Michigan
Pitts: Flint crisis points to failure of media
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
It was in April of 2014 that the water turned bad. Residents of Flint, Michigan, reported that the stuff smelled. It was yellowish brown. You drank it and your hair fell out. Or you developed a rash. Or you were nauseous ... . Again, this was in... Read more
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OregonLive.com
The poor of Flint, Mich., left under the cover of darkness: Leonard PittsBy Leonard Pitts Jr. "Them that's got shall get. Them that's not shall lose" -
The poor of Flint, Mich., left under the cover of darkness: Leonard Pitts
OregonLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
By Leonard Pitts Jr. "Them that's got shall get. Them that's not shall lose" - Billie Holiday It was in April of 2014 that the water turned bad. Residents of Flint, Mich., reported that the stuff smelled. It was yellowish brown. You drank it and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Racial issues, the Oscars and DemocratsDEMOCRATS AND RACE Political baiting I watched the Democratic Party debates o
Racial issues, the Oscars and Democrats
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 20 days ago
DEMOCRATS AND RACE Political baiting I watched the Democratic Party debates on Sunday evening, and the pandering to African-Americans was disgraceful. Blaming the Republicans for every evil befalling blacks is very misdirected. It would be in the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Leonard Pitts Jr.: The poor of Flint, left under cover of darkness"Them that's got shall get. Them that's not shall lose" -- Billie Holiday It w
Leonard Pitts Jr.: The poor of Flint, left under cover of darkness
The Mercury News / Posted 20 days ago
"Them that's got shall get. Them that's not shall lose" -- Billie Holiday It was in April of 2014 that the water turned bad. Residents of Flint, Mich., reported that the stuff smelled. It was yellowish brown. You drank it and your hair fell out. Or... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Leonard Pitts Jr: Gov. Nikki Haley comments show she is living in FantasylandNikki Haley's 44th birthday is this week. You would think her a little old for
Leonard Pitts Jr: Gov. Nikki Haley comments show she is living in Fantasyland
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 22 days ago
Nikki Haley's 44th birthday is this week. You would think her a little old for fairytales. But a bizarre, little-reported remark the South Carolina governor made last week suggests that, age notwithstanding, Haley lives in Fantasyland, at least... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Tuesday's Letters: Leonard Pitts went overboard in comparing Donald Trump to HitlerSCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY Good deeds punished Where school accountability is conc
Tuesday's Letters: Leonard Pitts went overboard in comparing Donald Trump to Hitler
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 22 days ago
SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY Good deeds punished Where school accountability is concerned, no good deed goes unpunished. The 2015-16 school year is nearly halfway over across the state and incentive money is still in limbo for high performing teachers... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Fighting ignorance with a quiet call for peace: Leonard Pitts Jr.By Leonard Pitts Jr. As a general rule, I loathe both Holocaust and slavery co
Fighting ignorance with a quiet call for peace: Leonard Pitts Jr.
OregonLive.com / Posted 23 days ago
By Leonard Pitts Jr. As a general rule, I loathe both Holocaust and slavery comparisons. Sadly, such comparisons have become more common in recent years even though, almost by definition, they trivialize two of the greatest crimes in human... Read more
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The Mercury News
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Fighting ignorance with a quiet call for peaceAs a general rule, I loathe both Holocaust and slavery comparisons. Sadly, suc
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Fighting ignorance with a quiet call for peace
The Mercury News / Posted 27 days ago
As a general rule, I loathe both Holocaust and slavery comparisons. Sadly, such comparisons have become more common in recent years even though, almost by definition, they trivialize two of the greatest crimes in human history. When GOP senatorial... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Obama's tear was a starkly human thing: Leonard Pitts Jr.By Leonard Pitts Jr. He didn't bawl. His voice only roughened for a moment an
Obama's tear was a starkly human thing: Leonard Pitts Jr.
OregonLive.com / Posted 29 days ago
By Leonard Pitts Jr. He didn't bawl. His voice only roughened for a moment and he dabbed at a couple tears that straggled down his cheek. As displays of emotion go, it wasn't all that much. But it was, of course, more than enough. Inevitably,... Read more
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The Daily Review
Leonard Pitts Jr.: President Obama's tear a starkly human thingHis voice only roughened for a moment and he dabbed at a couple tears that stra
Leonard Pitts Jr.: President Obama's tear a starkly human thing
The Daily Review / Posted 29 days ago
His voice only roughened for a moment and he dabbed at a couple tears that straggled down his cheek. As displays of emotion go, it wasn't all that much. But it was, of course, more than enough. Inevitably, President Barack Obama's tears became the... Read more
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