ABOUT Lawrence D. Bobo
May 16, 2013
Straight Up: Nearly 60 years after the landmark case, school segregation and the achievement gap still haunt us.
Straight Up: The city is hurt, but as this Bostonian says, there's no place more suited to the task of healing.
Straight Up: Will leaders ever step up to fix the mess that social policy and our checkered past created?
Straight Up: Calling out black-on-black crime diverts attention from taking on the powerful gun lobby.
Straight Up: The mix of people at one Southern California mall shows the promise of our changing demographics.
Straight Up: Let's get real -- and start talking -- about the anti-black prejudice that infects the U.S.
Straight Up: African Americans' concerns about a third of the community shouldn't be ignored.
Straight Up: Perhaps it's time some leaders got over a desire for a race-specific agenda.
Straight Up: But the Florida senator's weak State of the Union rebuttal wasn't entirely his fault.
Straight Up: It's past time for the party to step into the real world and start facing the facts.
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