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Don’t Celebrate Just Yet…

Posted 05/28/2013

Some would like to believe that because we now have a black president, that we no longer have a need to push for civil rights or equality. Nothing could be further from the truth.

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Don’t Celebrate Just Yet…

Posted 05/28/2013

Some would like to believe that because we now have a black president, that we no longer have a need to push for civil rights or equality. Nothing could be further from the truth.

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Jason Collins Is a Hero

Posted 04/30/2013

This is undoubtedly a breakthrough moment in athletics, and another step towards fairness and tolerance in the African-American community. As a civil rights leader who has advocated on behalf of LGBT rights, I can unequivocally say that this is a tremendous moment of encouragement.

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Jason Collins Is a Hero

Posted 04/30/2013

This is undoubtedly a breakthrough moment in athletics, and another step towards fairness and tolerance in the African-American community. As a civil rights leader who has advocated on behalf of LGBT rights, I can unequivocally say that this is a tremendous moment of encouragement.

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Profiling Helps the Terrorists

Posted 04/24/2013

Just as the appalling alleged acts of Jared Loughner, James Holmes, Adam Lanza, Timothy McVeigh and others do not represent their entire communities, we cannot allow the appalling acts of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar to speak for their respective communities whether it be Islamic, Chechen or any other.

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Profiling Helps the Terrorists

Posted 04/24/2013

Just as the appalling alleged acts of Jared Loughner, James Holmes, Adam Lanza, Timothy McVeigh and others do not represent their entire communities, we cannot allow the appalling acts of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar to speak for their respective communities whether it be Islamic, Chechen or any other.

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What Do We Tell Our Children?

Posted 04/18/2013

As we teach our youth to put the weapons down and better their lives, what are we to tell them when so many in Washington have failed us so cowardly?

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What Do We Tell Our Children?

Posted 04/18/2013

As we teach our youth to put the weapons down and better their lives, what are we to tell them when so many in Washington have failed us so cowardly?

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If the GOP Wants to Diversify, It Might Want to Start With Its Platform

Posted 03/21/2013

There’s a reason why Blacks, Latinos, Asians, gays, immigrants and other groups overwhelmingly voted with the Democrats during the last election — mainly that we vote with those who fight for greater equality.

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