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  • DVD Review: War film takes an unvarnished look at racism

    DVD Review: War film takes an unvarnished look at racism
    In advance of a major offensive on a Pacific island during World War II, disturbingly young Major Robinson (Douglas Dick) is assembling a team to sneak onto the island to prepare crucial maps. When Pvt. Moss (James Edwards), the new topographer, arrives from another unit, one of the men turns out to be an old schoolmate and greets him enthusiastically, but two others simply snub him. The problem: Moss is — as Robinson soon complains on the phone to the general — “colored.”
  • Letter: 'Loony' is in the eye of the beholder

    Re: “Rogers’ looniness must have a reason,” Mailbag, June 4. Molly Shore wrote it was “confusing” when Will Rogers played video of Mayor Gordon accusing city staff and officials of hiding records and of conspiring to give...

    In Theory: On discrimination based on religious beliefs

    Although Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has since vetoed it, lawmakers in that state recently approved a measure to allow business owners to refuse service to gays and other groups if it is perceived to violate the practice and observance of the business owner's...

    In Theory: Do the central figures of Christmas have a race?

    Earlier this month a controversy arose after a tongue-in-cheek column written by Aisha Harris, a woman of color, was published online at Slate.com, suggesting maybe it’s time that Santa Claus is no longer depicted as a white man. A Fox news host,...

    In Theory: Why are people downloading 'Mein Kampf'?

    E-books have taken off in a huge way among the iPad- and Kindle-obsessed, but one electronic tome that's topping the charts — both free and paid-for — is Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf," the book of political writings by the Nazi leader...