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Black church was one of R. Kelly’s enablers
The girls Kelly held captive and abused needed rescue from him. The Black church missed the opportunity to help both.
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Editorial
Do roads and bridges come before people?
Major political battles in Washington are usually between parties — Democrats vs. Republicans — but the conflict getting the headlines today is between two wings of the Democratic Party.
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Rollins would bring justice to the federal courts
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Rollins would bring justice to the federal courts
An imaginative activist would be delighted to have a U.S. attorney with the background and wisdom of Rachael Rollins.
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Opinion
Ranked-choice voting would increase turnout
Boston can create more fair and inclusive city elections by eliminating the low-turnout September preliminary election and adopting ranked choice voting for its November general election instead.
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Editorial
Think for yourself and vote wisely
An attentive and involved electorate is what makes a democracy function.
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Police shootings: It’s worse than we thought
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Police shootings: It’s worse than we thought
Fatal shootings of civilians by the police acting in the line of duty has become endemic in American society.
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Opinion
Treatment of Haitians is not just an American disgrace, but a world disgrace
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer angrily said the brutal treatment of Haitian asylum seekers defies common decency. A chorus of Democrats chimed in and called the Border Patrol horseback riding whipping and assaulting of the Haitians much worse. All demanded that the Biden Administration cease and desist the deportation of the asylum-seekers.
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Editorial
Democracy is in danger
We should learn from the Jan. 6 fiasco that voters must be well-informed and must have even higher standards for those whom they elect to office.
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The Black vote counts only if Blacks vote
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The Black vote counts only if Blacks vote
It is very important for Blacks to vote. Just show up and vote present so that whoever wins is reminded that there is a substantial voting bloc ready to be unleashed in support of the right candidate — despite race.
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Editorial
A long road toward police reform
Blacks should expect the battle for police reform to continue across the country.
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Opinion
Why so many Americans believe 9/11 was a conspiracy
The two decades since the hijacked 747s rammed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon haven’t changed one thing. Millions of Americans still fervently believe that the 9/11 terror attacks were part of a well-conceived, well-planned, diabolical staged act.
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An anti-patriotic stance
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Editorial
An anti-patriotic stance
Americans are exceedingly egocentric. We like to characterize that trait as bold, strong and upright but it is little more than shockingly puerile. There is nothing redeemable about a lack of concern for others. There are now about 80 million people who are eligible for Covid-19 vaccination but have so far refused to get the shots.
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