ABOUT Leonard Pitts Jr.
February 26, 2013
The Miami Herald's Leonard Pitts Jr. says that a 60-year-old white airline passenger's attack on a black toddler is as American as monster trucks, reflecting an animus toward black people that is woven through the fabric of our law, economics, health care, education, news media and culture.
Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. dismantles and dismisses an argument by conservatives that there might not have been a need for the civil rights movement if blacks had had guns and the legal right to use them for self-defense.
The cancellation of TLC network's All-American Muslim reality series shows that America still has a long way to go toward understanding the community post-Sept. 11, Leonard Pitts Jr. writes at the Sacramento Bee.
The Miami Herald's Leonard Pitts Jr. promises to send 50 readers a free, autographed copy of the important book The New Jim Crow if they promise to read it.
Though GOP lawmakers swear their interest is in combating voting fraud with new identification laws, it's hard not to feel that their true intent is to suppress the black vote, writes Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr.
Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. tackles Ron Paul's view that government equals tyranny. He concludes that the nation would be in trouble if his views prevailed.
Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. writes that television news -- to the point of exasperation -- has gone into overdrive covering the case of another missing white woman.
If video had not captured an officer pepper-spraying Occupy Davis protesters, the crime would have gone unpunished, Leonard Pitts Jr. writes in his Miami Herald column.
According to Leonard Pitts Jr. at the Miami Herald, GOP presidential candidates have failed to show evidence of informed minds about the world and America's place in it.
In allowing a drug-addicted patient to dictate the terms of his treatment, Dr. Conrad Murray transgressed medical ethics, Leonard Pitts Jr. writes in his Miami Herald column.
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