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Empathy, racism, and Venn diagrams

Roland Cote raised his hand. Fifty people were in the basement of a Sanford church, listening to several Native Americans and tribal elders, some of whom had driven more than 500 miles to be there, speak about how offensive the local high school's contin
Balls, Pucks, and Monster Trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  April 20, 2012

Mixed Magic's When Fate Comes Knocking

It's been said before and it'll be said again: the election of Barack Obama casts a new light on the Civil Rights Movement. Or, in Ricardo Pitts-Wiley's words, "We get to tell the story in a different way."
Living history
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  February 10, 2009

A history of violence

It was August 28, 1968, and Ron Pownall could feel the storm brewing as he arrived at a Vietnam War protest during the Democratic Convention in Chicago.
Ron Pownall’s photos of the ’68 Democratic Convention
By GREG COOK  |  August 26, 2008

Free speech!

Finally, Barack Obama has begun drawing contrasts between himself and Hillary Clinton.
Obama heads in the right direction with his latest strategic maneuvers, but still lacks a killer stump address
By STEVEN STARK  |  October 24, 2007