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2015/08/03 17:24
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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...
2015/08/03 17:24
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2015/08/03 10:05
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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...
2015/08/03 02:53
2015/08/03 02:53
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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...
2015/07/30 23:21
2015/07/30 23:21
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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...
2015/07/23 23:57
2015/07/23 23:57
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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...
2015/07/20 01:53
2015/07/20 01:53
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He’s number one?! Yes, it’s an early poll and, as such, pretty near useless. Yes, Herman Cain was once number one, too, and we know what happened with that. Yes, the fact that he is number one...
2015/07/18 22:34
2015/07/18 22:34
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By Leonard Pitts Jr. "A new command I give you: love one another." - John 13:34 So said a troubled rabbi named Jesus 2,000 years ago in his Last Supper with his disciples. Shortly afterward he was...
2015/07/14 04:27
2015/07/14 04:27
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By Leonard Pitts Jr. You might have missed the irony. If so, it would be easy to understand. Last week's bulletin about accused serial rapist Bill Cosby was sensational enough that one might be...
2015/07/08 17:29
2015/07/08 17:29
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In 2006, then-Arizona State Sen. Russell Pearce advocated the return of a 1954 program for the mass deportation of undocumented immigrants. It was called "Operation Wetback." In 2010, Sen. David...
2015/07/06 10:07
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... can always count on Americans to do the right thing — after they’ve tried everything else.” That’s an observation widely credited to Winston Churchill, though it’s one he may or may not have...
2015/07/06 02:53
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Thank heaven for little girls. So sang French actor Maurice Chevalier in a famous song celebrating “their little eyes so helpless and appealing” and the fact that “they grow up in the most delightful...
2015/07/02 17:34
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By Leonard Pitts Jr. That was the turning point of Friday's eulogy for Clementa Pinckney, the Charleston, S.C. minister who was, with eight of his congregants, murdered by a racist terrorist two...
2015/08/03 17:24
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