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04/23/2014 10:17:39 AM PDT It was an angry book...Every town talked about it. "The Grapes of Wrath" was published 75 years ago this month, a seminal masterpiece of American literature that seems freshly relevant to this era of wealth disparity,
PDT This is a column about campaign finance reform...Americans know that government truly of, by and for the people is unlikely if not impossible so long as the system is polluted by billions of dollars in contributions from corporations and
PDT Who speaks for Ghanson Debrosse?...Florida, for instance, requires that a woman undergo an ultrasound before getting an abortion, and the provider must offer her the option of viewing the image...He was born, Oct. 26, 2010, to a teenage mother,
03/05/2014 10:03:50 AM PST A plea for about a dozen people who know who they are: Will you see "12 Years A Slave" now?...You see, I keep encountering folks, mostly African-American, who have decided that they won't -- or can't -- see this movie.
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.