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Civil Rights:

News Poem: ‘Citizen of violent territories’

The District Attorney doesn't know....

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April 22, 2014 Civil Rights, Movable Feast, The Blogs

Littwin: The rise and fall of labor after Ludlow

History is written by the victors. — Winston Churchill Sometimes history, even the most awful history, can be summed up in a remarkably few words. […]...

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April 22, 2014 Civil Rights, Littwin Columns

The unlikely agitator

Monica Martinez-Vargas knows what it’s like to be invisible....

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April 21, 2014 Civil Rights, Dig In, Politics, The Beats

Ludlow: One hundred years of silence

For three generations, one topic was out of bounds for the Petrucci family. Ludlow....

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April 18, 2014 Civil Rights, Dig In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: As if ‘Brown v. Board of Ed’ never happened

"Segregation as it is practiced today may be different than it was 60 years ago, it is no less pernicious."...

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April 18, 2014 Civil Rights, Education, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Tenth Circuit judges have what they need in gay-marriage cases

The U.S. appeals court here weighing two path-breaking cases in which Utah and Oklahoma same-sex marriage bans have been struck down was all business Thursday in court....

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April 17, 2014 Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

Senate says affordable housing in, taxpayer protection out; House offers American Indians in-state tuition

Notes from the 98th day of the 2014 legislative session. ...

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April 16, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Civil Rights, Education, Just In, Uncategorized

Wiretap: Papers get Pulitzer, Snowden gets exile

The Pulitzer committee awarded the big prize to the Washington Post and the Guardian for their coverage of the Snowden-NSA story. It was an easy call....

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April 16, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: You will not deny your connection to the black everyman

Doug Glanville, former baseball player, ESPN baseball analyst, was racially profiled shoveling snow in his driveway. He wants to turn that somehow into a good thing....

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April 15, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: More shootings, this time ‘hate of an ancient vintage’

Passover-eve at the Jewish Community Center in suburban Kansas City. "If history teaches anything, it’s the sad fact that when a gunman seeks out a Jewish center and opens fire, the motive is hate of an ancient vintage."...

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April 14, 2014 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats

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Tancredo says he’s definitely in for the long haul. Maybe.

The hot rumor — as Eli Stokols and I both happened to write today — is that Tom Tancredo is looking for a way out […]

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Happy Earth Day
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"The Heart of the Issue," by Abe Heymann. Burned into NYT photo with magnifying glass reflecting ...
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Derek Kitchen and Moudi Sbeity, plaintiffs in a pathbreaking gay marriage case before the Tenth ...
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on Santa Fe st.
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North of Trinidad, by Miles Moffeit
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Hindsight by Miles Moffeit
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