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The sad state of freedom in America

(By Mark Hillman, <em>'76</em> Contributor) Some 30 years ago, a common retort by my classmates when told that we could not do something was, "It's a free country, isn't it? I don't hear that rhetorical

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At the intersection of race and poverty

(Centennial Fellow) When I was in law school, I had the privilege of working at the Institute on Race & Poverty. IRP was focused on issues that were found at the intersection of race and

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Is overcoming white privilege achievable?

(’76 Contributor) I was intrigued by a statement from Christopher Torres, a faculty member at Ohio State University at Mansfield. Mr. Torres stated that, “The world is normalized to be White” (Arnett, 2015). Mr. Torres

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Who wanted dead cops, and why?

“Dead cops.” “When do we want that?” “Now.” You didn’t hear it for the first time here. You heard it all around the country recently after two separate Grand Juries, in two different cities, determined

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Lessons from Ferguson likely to go unheeded

Given the hyper-charged rhetoric and sheer level of irrationality surrounding the violence in Ferguson, Mo., I suppose we ought to consider ourselves fortunate if the principle lesson drawn from the whole sad affair is there

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Beyond Ferguson: Perspective on race and justice

In our legal system, facts rule. In our societal system, perceptions rule. The challenge is reconciling the two in order to achieve fairness and justice. Fundamentally it is this tension between the two that is

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Signs of healing in Ferguson

We’ve had plenty of rhetorical villains since the fatal police shooting of a black teen in Ferguson, Missouri, little more than grandstanders stirring up fear in vengeful tones. And we’ve had violence and looting, mostly

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The desperate need for liberal compassion

Rep. Paul Ryan recently said the wrong kind of welfare can breed dependency, and liberals are beating up on him but good. They are saying that he is once again showing how conservatives do not

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Black conservative: Reid is no racist

(’76 Contributor) Harry Reid is not racist and Republican calls for his resignation are misguided. There I said it. The senate majority leader has recently come under fire for remarks attributed to him in the

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