Unfortunately, both Stephen and I got caught up with obligations at the end of the week that precluded us from providing a genuine piece of our mind this week. But at the 11th hour, here are a few of the more interesting stories from this week in race...
New York Times
THE LONG RUN; In a Volatile City, a Stern Line On Race and Politics
More than any other Republican running for president, Rudolph W. Giuliani has confronted the question of race.
San Francisco Chronicle
Assistance for foreign speakers
State utilities regulators voted Thursday to require telecom carriers that market in a foreign language to also provide support to customers in that language.
Charleston, South Carolina Post & Courier
We must not wage another battle over the flag
As we all know, until 2001, the Confederate battle flag flew atop the South Carolina Statehouse dome. For many years a debate raged over the proper location for the embattled flag. It is instructive to remember the arguments made at the time.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota Argus-Leader
Indians target of hate crimes
In response to Mary Kay Truckenmiller's editorial, "Hate crimes bill violates rights," I would like to start by saying that I don't understand why a reasonable, peaceful and nonbiased person would want to oppose this law.