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Cynthia Tucker

GOP's stamp hostility mean-spirited

For decades now, the Republican Party has been honing its reputation for hostility toward the downtrodden, the poor, the disadvantaged. While a few of its leaders have tried to either shed that image or to dress it up with a more appealing facade — think George W....subscribers»

Cynthia Tucker

Time to decriminalize pot possession

Since his first year in office, President Obama has drawn scathing critiques from a handful of prominent black critics, mostly for his failure to pursue an explicit "black" agenda aimed at ameliorating the legacy of racism....subscribers»

Cynthia Tucker

For GOP 'integrity on ballot' is mostly myth

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court's hyper-conservative faction has neutered the Voting Rights Act, Republican officials around the country have re-energized their campaign to block citizens of color from voting....subscribers»

Cynthia Tucker

Kids can't choose a better life

Before I was born, I spent some time researching prospective parents. It wasn't the best time to choose, ah, Negroes — as they were known back then — but I thought I could nevertheless pick a pair prepared to give me a good head start in life....subscribers»

Cynthia Tucker

Long summer vacation from school no longer makes sense

The rituals and rhythms of summer are seductive. Long, light-filled days. Afternoons in the neighborhood swimming pool. Fresh tomatoes plucked off the vine....subscribers»

Cynthia Tucker

Supreme Court topples pillar of civil rights

"It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that is pretty important." — Martin Luther King Jr....subscribers»

Cynthia Tucker

GOP ignores children outside womb

A recent road trip took me into the precincts of rural Georgia and Florida, far away from the traffic jams, boutique coffeehouses and National Public Radio signals that frame my familiar landscape....subscribers»

Cynthia Tucker

Welcoming darker demographic

Norman Rockwell is dead. So is his America. If you find that declaration sad, or possibly slanderous, you probably have fond memories of "the way we were" during a supposedly kinder and gentler time before the civil rights movement, women's lib and cellphones....subscribers»

Cynthia Tucker

Polarized Washington ignores issues

Scandalfest continues. Official Washington is still flitting from one minor controversy to another, with the news media breathlessly reporting the latest leaked email or unsubstantiated accusation....subscribers»

Cynthia Tucker

Grand Old Party needs a reboot

The political party of Abraham Lincoln is in trouble, threatened with irrelevance, even extinction. Its weaknesses are legion. Its congressional leaders are quite unpopular, polls show....subscribers»
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