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Wednesday, March 19, 2014
 Remember community Get Out The Vote campaigns? Those were the days. Although most of the warm memories folks have as they get older, in which everything
Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013

King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech is just one watershed moment among many

Fifty years after the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr.’s soaring “I Have a Dream” speech may be the moment most remembered today. Standing in front of the majestic Lincoln Memorial before an es...
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
 Since tabloid television trials often appear to revolve around the attractiveness of female victims or defendants, they seldom deal
Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Fair-minded Wisconsinites can legalize same-sex marriage

Optimists believe that the United States Supreme Court’s impending rulings on California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) will affirm legal marriage rights for same-sex couples
Tuesday, April 9, 2013

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Major League Player

 When Jackie Robinson crossed the color line at Ebbets Field in 1947, many Americans weren’t ready to see a black man play ball in the same league as white men. Seven years before the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against legal
Friday, March 29, 2013
Out of all the newsworthy comments during this week's Supreme Court debate over the legality of same-sex marriage bans, none was more revealing—or troubling—than that which came from Justice Sonya Sotomayor.
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012
 The biggest divide in politics in Wisconsin over the past two years hasn’t been between the left and the right. It’s been between the honest and the dishonest. Republicans insist that’s not true

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