Tag: Commentary

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Opinion

It can happen anywhere

By LZ Granderson GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (CNN) — If September 11, 2001, was the day everything changed, then April 15, 2013, serves as another reminder of that change, of our frailties and of a new reality in which “it can’t happen here” has been replaced by “it can happen anywhere.”

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Opinion

Rolling with Roland Martin

ROLAND MARTIN by William Reed (NNPA)–CNN contributor Roland Martin, who departed the network on April 6, has been named the National Association of Black Journalists’ (NABJ) 2013 Journalist of the Year.

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Sports

Overtime: Steubenville jocks got off too easy

BILL NEAL :10 Hey, here’s a bulletin! Just because a girl is high, drunk, knocked out, what­ever, doesn’t give anyone the right to do anything to her. Let alone rape! The two punk jocks from Steubenville should get more than a year in the juvenile system. I’m just saying!

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Opinion

Why women must seize this moment

GLORIA FELT by Gloria Feldt Special to CNN (CNN) — At the launch party for Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg’s controversial new book, “Lean In,” New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg complained only half jokingly that the book — which hit Amazon.com’s best seller list well ahead of its March 11 release — is doing way better than his book did. Then he introduced Arianna Huffington, who introduced the woman of the moment.