Clarence Page

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Clarence Page

A Chicago Tribune columnist and editorial board member, Page personalizes the issues. He writes with clarity and compassion about topics that strike at America's core, be it politics, affirmative action, educational opportunities, or race and multiculturalism.

Clarence Page Samples

Even Obama seems trapped by racial divide

Some of President Barack Obama's supporters sound notably disappointed by his third speech on the Ferguson, Missouri, crisis. Ta-Nehisi Coates of The Atlantic: "Feel like he is utterly exhausted.

Obama's other role: An uncommon scold

Riots in Ferguson, Missouri, draw President Obama into a familiar, although unwritten part of his job description: a blend of national healer and scold-in-chief. It's always risky for a president to get involved in local disputes.

Don't shame Obama's vacation

Sitting on a deck chair on the family-friendly boardwalk at Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, typing into my digital tablet, I am wondering why people are giving President Obama such a hard time for taking a vacation.

'War on whites?' No way

Rep. Mo Brooks claims that liberals are waging a "war on whites." That's how goofy Brooks' logic sounds.

Best advice for emerging Africa: Let freedom ring

After leaders from more than 40 African countries gathered for President Obama's historic summit, we should not forget that free speech and a free press are economic development issues, too.

To fight social chaos, build good neighbors

There's a hidden side to today's poverty debate that traditional politicians on the left and right too often overlook or undervalue: the decline in neighborliness.

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