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Pitts: Aunt Jemima is off the pancake box

June 22, 2020, 6:01am Columns

“I wish I knew how it would feel to be free” — Nina Simone, 1967 Read story

McManus: We’re turning into two Americas: Masked and unmasked

June 22, 2020, 6:01am Columns

When the coronavirus began scything through America’s cities in March, we were warned to steel ourselves for a terrible wave of deaths. But we were reassured that if we wore masks, washed our hands and stuck to social distancing, the disease curve would flatten and decline. Read story

Jayne: Historical figures present dilemma

June 21, 2020, 6:02am Columns

What about George Washington? What about Thomas Jefferson? Read story

Local View: Consider the legacy of Sgt. Moses Williams

June 21, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Currently, 10 installations operated by the U.S. Army are named for Confederate commanders who rebelled against the United States during the Civil War in defense of the institution of slavery. These men led troops in rebellion against the American flag and orchestrated the killing of American soldiers fighting under our Stars and Stripes. Read story

Westneat: Whites wake up on racism

June 21, 2020, 6:01am Columns

The current civil rights movement is being led by African Americans and other people of color, with the broader media for the most part featuring their stories and their voices. And rightly so. Read story

Other Papers Say: State must reduce spending

June 21, 2020, 6:01am Columns

The following editorial originally appeared in the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin: Read story

Local View: Consider the legacy of Sgt. Moses Williams

June 19, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Currently, 10 installations operated by the U.S. Army are named for Confederate commanders who rebelled against the United States during the Civil War in defense of the institution of slavery. These men led troops in rebellion against the American flag and orchestrated the killing of American soldiers fighting under our Stars and Stripes. Read story

Harrop: Virus clears view on fossil fuels

June 18, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Some say the pandemic has become a permanent ally in the fight against climate catastrophe. It has jump-started a drop in the burning of fossil fuels, and that will continue. Read story

Westneat: Virus survival has incredible cost

June 17, 2020, 6:01am Columns

Remember Michael Flor, the longest-hospitalized COVID-19 patient who, when he unexpectedly did not die, was jokingly dubbed “the miracle child?” Read story

Saunders: Academic freedom is over

June 16, 2020, 6:01am Columns

In the war for social justice, academic freedom is an early casualty. Read story