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KKK sign found in Spokane resident’s yard

After spending five days in Washington, D.C. for the Women's March, Spokane resident Lena Negrete came home to find a sign in her yard that read, "White Lives Matter More!" The sign was signed, "K.K.K. The true boys in da hood" and was placed in front of the "Black Lives Matter" sign that Negrete has had in her yard since summer.

We need to support movies like “Hidden Figures”

"Hidden Figures" is Oscar Worthy, to say the least. It features stunning performances from a great cast. It is a true story with heroes who live in the everyday world.

A year after the Charleston church shooting, what has changed?

In the wake of the shooting at Emanuel, congregations in the AME and other black churches have ratcheted up security — installing cameras and, in some cases, posting armed ushers. Officers sometimes sit in on Bible study, and law enforcement ran a background check on Campbell Chapel’s unfamiliar visitor.

A tale of two churches

It has been said that the most segregated time in America is at 11 a.m. on Sunday morning, and though race relations in the United States have certainly improved in the 150 years since the end of slavery, you don’t have to look too hard or too long to find reminders of how things used to be, especially in the South.

Bursting the seams of polite discourse: Thoughts on Rallygate and its aftermath

When Black Lives Matter protesters engaged in direct action in Seattle recently, they succeeded in doing at least one thing: keeping race, and racially based injustice, on people’s minds and lips.

Review: “Between the World and Me” adds to needed discussion on racism

Publication of “Between the World and Me” is timely in view of the recent killings of unarmed black men by white policemen.

Finding Order out of the Charleston Chaos

The chaos of the storms of racism, and murderous hate, are raging around us and we are being swamped.

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