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A woman talks on her cell phone as she passes a mural of the late Freddie Gray in the Sandtown neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., July 27, 2016. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

Racism Pervades Our Institutions, Yet All Are ‘Innocent’

The government found that the Baltimore’s police have a long pattern of harassing African-Americans and that oversight and accountability have been virtually nonexistent.

August 14, 2016

A Fresh Voice For An Impatient Generation

I heard in Coates’ impatience the voice of my own son, who tends to be far more eager to gripe about how far we have to go as a nation than to express appreciation for how far we have come.

August 5, 2015