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Leonard Pitts

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Pitts: Republicans can't seem to shake the party crashers

By Leonard Pitts July 21, 2014 6:01 a.m.

So, Todd Akin is back and he's talking rape again.

Pitts: 2nd contraceptive ruling shows Supreme hypocrisy

By Leonard Pitts July 14, 2014 6 a.m.

It is a case of Supreme hypocrisy.

Pitts: Find moral courage amid world of moral cowardice

By Leonard Pitts July 7, 2014 6 a.m.

The psychological explanation for what happened to Catherine Ferreira is neat and tidy and sounds like reason.

Pitts: Civil rights: We've come far, but we're not there yet

By Leonard Pitts June 30, 2014 6 a.m.

"But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep."

Pitts: Imagine the unimaginable on climate change

By Leonard Pitts June 23, 2014 6 a.m.

The signs were all there.

Pitts: In journey into old age, it's the mind you miss the most

By Leonard Pitts June 16, 2014 6 a.m.

I am standing at the front door, locked out of my own house. If this were a movie, it'd be raining. Thankfully, this isn't so it isn't. But the reality is embarrassing enough without any Hollywood embellishments.

Pitts: Open-carry everywhere push is quite new, quite mad

By Leonard Pitts June 9, 2014 6 a.m.

A few days ago, the NRA inadvertently said something reasonable.

Pitts: Ibrahim's imprisonment shows fallacy of forced faith

By Leonard Pitts June 2, 2014 6 a.m.

In a prison in Khartoum, a dusty city on the banks of the ancient Nile in the African nation of Sudan, Meriam Yehya Ibrahim waits.

Pitts: Why no bad rap for Solange in the assault on Jay-Z?

By Leonard Pitts May 26, 2014 6 a.m.

What if he had smacked her one? She’s going after him with fists and feet. What if he had defended himself in kind? Or what if he had been the one who attacked her without physical provocation?

Pitts: In a partisan America, there's no room for compassion

By Leonard Pitts May 19, 2014 6 a.m.

A hypothetical scenario: Your little boy lies in a hospital bed, stricken by a mysterious, potentially fatal disease. You are frightened and in despair.

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