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  • July 31, 2003

    The Legacy of Hanford

    Washington continues to evade responsibility for forty-seven years of contamination.

    Robert Alvarez

  • July 2, 2003

    Bob Moses

    Late one night in October 1961, I flew from Atlanta to Jackson, Mississippi, with Bob Moses.

    Tom Hayden

  • July 2, 2003

    Benjamin Mays

    Benjamin Elijah Mays--devout Christian minister, uncompromising advocate for justice, career educator and longtime president of Morehouse College in Atlanta--was called the "Schoolmaster of the

    Roger Wilkins

  • June 26, 2003

    Diversity Over Justice

    Eric Foner was an expert witness in Grutter v. Bollinger, the University of Michigan law school case.

    Eric Foner

  • June 26, 2003

    Affirmative Action Lives

    In one of its most important cases in decades, the Supreme Court on June 23 upheld the prerogative of colleges and universities to give preferences to members of minority groups in admissions.

    the Editors

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  • May 22, 2003

    Forgetting to Laugh

    Of all the columns I've written, never have I gotten more mail than for the following sentence: "It will not matter that the Dixie Chicks play to full, cheering houses, while their current albu

    Patricia J. Williams

  • April 24, 2003

    Driving While Immigrant

    Emboldened by the "success" of its preventive war in Iraq, the Bush Administration appears to be expanding its preventive law-enforcement strategy at home.

    David Cole

  • April 17, 2003

    ‘Anti-Semitism,’ Israel and the Left

    Who's really behind the crude equation between Israel and "the Jews"?

    Philip Green


  • April 3, 2003

    Diversity and Its Malcontents

    David L. Kirp has chronicled the Mount Laurel, New Jersey, history in Almost Home: America's Love-Hate Relationship with Community (Princeton).

    David L. Kirp