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Leonard Pitts: Gentle Demeanor with a Tough Message

Leonard Pitts, Jr., Grant Park

As divisive messages filter down from our new administration, colleges and communities are hurriedly working to balance it with discourse about embracing the current situation of race relations in America and nurturing a community of diversity and kindness. With “a gentle demeanor,” Leonard Pitts, Jr. delivers a “tough message that we all need to hear.”

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Sister Helen Prejean Remains Avid in Fighting the Death Penalty

Sister Helen Prejean, a nun of St. Joseph, author, and activist, continues to be part of the national discussion on capital punishment as she gets involved in the Boston Marathon bombing trial currently going on in Boston, MA. Sister Helen is the author of Dead Man Walking, the story of her experience as spiritual advisor to a man […]

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