Opinion

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March on Washington volunteer recalls Bayard Rustin, tears

Everyone knows about Dr. King's magnificent speech but I feel it is important that Rustin's role and influence has recently been recognized and written about.

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Building a racial justice movement

This week, the nation will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom with events in Washington, D.C., and many other cities.

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Reader voices: Stop attacks on Fourth Amendment

The times, they are a-changin, singer Bob Dylan wrote in 1964. Fast-forward to our present day and the times are still changing, only not in our favor.

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Spying, privacy, and “brave new world”

Americans expect a government restrained by transparency and public oversight. But spying has become easier - more open to abuse.

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Google Glass: Vision for the future, or the eyes of Big Brother?

For all intents and purposes, Glass is a technological extension of the human body - or so Google would have us believe.

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Reader voices: Relationships with no rights

Conservatives continue to fight nature and necessity. For them, this is a ballgame without an end. For the rest of us, we may finally see the clock ticking down to victory.

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Marriage equality promises "a more perfect union"

Legal experts and human rights activists describe this week's two cases before the Supreme Court on same-sex marriageas as monumental.

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Activist Caroli Mullen dies in Baltimore

Caroli Mullen, a life-long activist for peace and civil rights, died March 8 in Baltimore after a two-year bout with cancer.

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Lincoln, Obama and the sweep of history

With a stroke of a pen the Union government outlawed the enslavement of 4 million people. The truth was that the war was not going well for the North and they had to pass the Emancipation Proclamation in order to win.

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Women in combat: A deeper look into women’s equality

With the ending of the ban on women in combat, the discussion on women's equality is taking an interesting turn.

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