The Alternate Racial Realities of Life in Clovis

He never really felt he belonged, except on the team. And they called him a “Token."   A few years ago I watched the movie, "McFarland, USA" about a cross country team in a largely agricultural, smal...
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Questions of Racism Linger as Harry, Meghan Step Back

LONDON — When accomplished, glamorous American actress Meghan Markle married Prince Harry in 2018, she was hailed as a breath of fresh air for Britain’s fusty royal family. That honeymoon didn’t last. “She was always going to be an outsider. There was alway...

Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings has Died

BALTIMORE — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper's son who rose to become a civil rights champion and the chairman of one of the U.S. House committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, died Thursday of complications from lon...