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Do we want another Tawana Brawley?

A conservative friend of mine ended his rant with this line – “How many more Tawana Brawleys and Duke Lacrosse teams do we need before we stop railroading and judging people guilty on a whim?” Let me stand back for a second. With regard to the Trayvon Martin case, as I have said repeatedly (here, here, here and here), all anyone in the United States should want, all we should ask for, is for justice to be done. I’ve never called for a speedy investigation. I want a thorough investigation wherein all the rocks are overturned. It is that simple. I’ve also

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Grab Bag – Saturday morning

I know I haven’t talked about it. It’s really because I’m extremely nervous that the Dallas Mavericks are going to fumble this opportunity away. During the last 20 years, the Mavericks have had several extremely strong and talented teams. They’ve gone to the playoffs and, for the most part, have played extremely well. Then, they would come up against the Los Angeles Lakers or the San Antonio Spurs and wilt at crunch time. Now, in this NBA playoff run, the Dallas Mavericks have made critical play after critical play during crunch time. They have created turnovers instead of making turnovers. They

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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A Letter to America

The Thirteeneth Juror

Where is The Outrage Topics
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