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  • The nickel-and-diming of Pride

    The nickel-and-diming of Pride

    When I came out of the closet in Oklahoma in 2012, the Oklahoma City Pride Parade seemed like the pinnacle of gay culture. My...

    • Jun 24, 2019 8:00 am
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  • A day of celebration

    A day of celebration

    On Friday, June 14 — Freedom Friday — a diverse gathering of 150 or so took place in City Hall’s Earl Cameron Theatre for 60...

    • Jun 21, 2019 8:00 am
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  • Cup Match and Somers Day – a chronology of holidays

    Cup Match and Somers Day – a chronology of holidays

    Did Cup Match originate with the emancipation of slaves on August 1, 1834? If so, why was the first Cup Match played on June...

    • Jun 20, 2019 8:00 am
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  • Racial wealth gap persists after 150 years

    Racial wealth gap persists after 150 years

    Juneteenth — Emancipation Day, 1865 — was supposed to start a new era of black wealth creation. After 12 generations of being...

    • Jun 20, 2019 8:00 am
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  • No pride felt in transgender murders

    No pride felt in transgender murders

    “They’re just getting so blunt,” Ruby Corado said. “It’s just out there. It used to be more isolated.”

    Corado could be...

    • Jun 19, 2019 8:00 am
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  • Widening of America’s racial divide

    Widening of America’s racial divide

    O.J. Simpson is back in the news, joining Twitter and promising in a video that he had “a little getting even to do”, 25 years...

    • Jun 18, 2019 8:00 am
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  • ‘Masters of Disaster’ a fair bet against Trump

    ‘Masters of Disaster’ a fair bet against Trump

    Late at night on August 15, 1998, a source called me from the White House residence. He wanted me to know that Bill Clinton...

    • Jun 18, 2019 8:00 am
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  • Power of images has never been so big

    Power of images has never been so big

    All my professional life, I have been driven by the conviction that the unique freedom of political cartooning entails a great...

    • Jun 18, 2019 8:00 am
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  • Campaign will show if Biden is too old

    Campaign will show if Biden is too old

    While the Democratic candidates seem to genuinely get along, it was inevitable that eventually they would grow more explicitly...

    • Jun 14, 2019 8:00 am
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  • Championing the people’s watchdogs

    Championing the people’s watchdogs

    Last Friday in the House of Assembly, Curtis Dickinson, the Progressive Labour Party’s newish finance minister, and I marked...

    • Jun 13, 2019 8:00 am
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