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Leonard Pitts

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Pitts: Christians are too often the last to arrive at what is right

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

Eleven years ago, Richard Stearns went to Washington.

Pitts: Supremes consider wild swing in Hobby Lobby case

By Leonard Pitts March 31, 2014 6 a.m.

Your right to swing your fist ends where my nose begins.

Pitts: What does it say or prove if you love only the lovable?

By Leonard Pitts March 24, 2014 6 a.m.

And what shall we say now that the monster has died?

Pitts: Youth and fame are not excuses for childish behavior

By Leonard Pitts March 17, 2014 6 a.m.

It's your fault Justin Bieber is a jerk.

Pitts: Laughing through the tears a uniquely human attribute

By Leonard Pitts March 10, 2014 6 a.m.

Eighty-three year-old Ron Kilmartin was in a hospice, dying of lung cancer. His daughter was at his bedside, cracking jokes about it. Here's one:

Pitts: Trial demonstrates that white fear trumps black life

By Leonard Pitts February 24, 2014 6 a.m.

"You can get killed just for living in your American skin." — Bruce Springsteen

Pitts: Sometimes, making a mistake is simply being human

By Leonard Pitts February 17, 2014 6 a.m.

I used to get blamed all the time for stuff Bob Steinback said.

Pitts: 50 years later, pop culture has lost something big

By Leonard Pitts February 10, 2014 6 a.m.

It's an odd thing.

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