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Staff photo by Dusty Compton Staff Writer Published: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 3:30 a.m...Pitts: 'You and I have an obligation' Columnist says each generation must fulfill Founders' promise Staff Writer Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Leonard
Nationally syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. will speak in October at the University of Alabama as part of the School of Social Work's fall colloquium. Pitts will speak at noon Oct. 8 be in Room 223 at Little Hall on the UA campus. He is a
They say it takes a village to raise a child, but maybe you just need a few moms and dads in your corner. Every week, we check in with a diverse group of parents for their common sense and savvy advice...George Zimmerman, of course, was acquitted of
This book is a lengthy anthology with sample columns going back to the days of the founding fathers. In the introduction, a column is defined as "an art form read by millions every day." There are local columnists who write several times a month,
We are waiting for an athlete who has gotten tired enough to take a risk, tired enough to be brave.
It was a refreshing change from the political cartoons of Jim Morin and the opinions of Joy-Ann Reid, Leonard Pitts Jr. and Myriam Marquez's irresponsible recommendation to vote No to all the proposed constitutional amendments.
Gold" by Chris Cleave (Simon & Schuster, $27) From the author of "Little Bee" comes a tale of two cyclists with Olympic aspirations...Each wants to win gold, and each has more than a medal to lose. Just in time for the Olympics, Cleave looks at the
Sarah Palin's vision of a dystopian society in which the elderly and infirm would be required to justify their continued existence before a jury of federal functionaries has been widely ridiculed since she first posted it on Facebook three years ago.
After near self-destruction, a fractured country begins to put itself back together. And in Leonard Pitts Jr.'s new novel, Freeman, newly freed former slaves set out to reassemble their lives, loves, and families. I've always been fascinated by this
After near self-destruction, a fractured country begins to put itself back together. And in Leonard Pitts Jr.'s new novel, "Freeman," newly freed former slaves set out to reassemble their lives, loves, and families. "I've always been fascinated by