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No, Trump, most dangerous place in the world is not Ferguson

Posted 5/21/2016 in National Columns

I hesitate to bring up facts. If recent years have proven nothing else, they've proven that we have fully embarked upon a post-factual era wherein the idea that a thing can be knowable to an objective certainty -- and that this should matter -- has been diminished to the point of near irrelevancy.

 

Leonard Pitts: George Zimmerman takes a victory lap on a dead boy's grave

Posted 5/18/2016 in National Columns

It was not enough just to kill Sam Hose. No, they had to make souvenirs out of him.

 

Leonard Pitts: If Trump wins, will there be blood?

Posted 5/11/2016 in National Columns

Will there be blood? That question has gone conspicuously unasked as we enumerate the possible outcomes of November's election.

 

Leonard Pitts: Republicans are architects of their present misfortune

Posted 5/7/2016 in National Columns

So it has come to this: Trump 2016.

 

Leonard Pitts: Bathroom bans -- part of the new American ethos

Posted 5/5/2016 in National Columns

Leonard Pitts: Sometimes, race is more distraction than explanation

Posted 4/23/2016 in National Columns

Dear white people: As you no doubt know, the water crisis in Flint, Mich., returned to the headlines last week with news that the state attorney general is charging three government officials for their alleged roles in the debacle. It makes this a convenient moment to deal with something that has irked me about the way this disaster is framed.

 

Leonard Pitts: War's moral dilemmas

Posted 4/15/2016 in National Columns

It was 15 minutes after midnight when the bombs began to fall.

 

Leonard Pitts: Doesn't Mississippi have more pressing concerns?

Posted 4/9/2016 in National Columns

A portrait of Mississippi.

 

Leonard Pitts: 'Are you liberal or are you conservative?'

Posted 4/4/2016 in National Columns

About 20 years ago, when the syndicate that represents this column was preparing to pitch it to newspaper editors, I was called in for a meeting with the sales staff and somebody asked me this question: "Are you liberal or are you conservative?"

 

Leonard Pitts: Why should a Muslim love America?

Posted 3/26/2016 in National Columns

An open letter to American Muslims:

 

Leonard Pitts: The lies Mitch McConnell tells

Posted 3/24/2016 in National Columns

A few words about the pious insincerity of Mitch McConnell.

 

Leonard Pitts: Defeating Trump won't erase the forces that made him possible

Posted 3/12/2016 in National Columns

We should probably start thinking about what we're going to do after Trump.

 

Leonard Pitts: 'Lesbian mother' just another word for 'mother'

Posted 3/10/2016 in National Columns

This is how John Ward described killing his first wife.

 

Leonard Pitts: The GOP, an incoherent mess

Posted 3/5/2016 in National Columns

"If he was for it, we had to be against it."

 

Leonard Pitts: If Obama wasn't 'black' before, he certainly is now

Posted 2/27/2016 in National Columns

Today's column is for the benefit of one Dr. Benjamin Solomon Carson.

 

Leonard Pitts: Donald Trump's greatest faith has always been in Donald Trump

Posted 2/25/2016 in National Columns

A few words about Donald Trump's faith.

 

Leonard Pitts: Robert Rialmo's lawsuit an act of gall

Posted 2/10/2016 in National Columns

First he killed him. Now he's suing him.

 

Leonard Pitts: Justice for Caroline Small, a small step toward justice for all

Posted 2/3/2016 in National Columns

Last week, a group of church friends held a town hall meeting in Brunswick, Ga. Their purpose is embodied in their name: Justice For Caroline Small. Chances are, you've never heard of her.

 

Leonard Pitts: For Planned Parenthood, justice seldom gets more poetic

Posted 1/30/2016 in National Columns

"A lie can get halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes." That nugget of wisdom dates from the 1800s, i.e., decades before anyone ever heard of the Internet -- much less Fox "News."

 

Leonard Pitts: Track Palin, Sarah's latest political opportunity

Posted 1/26/2016 in National Columns

The police report paints a confusing and chaotic picture.

 

 

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