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

Vote fraud myths meet voting rights reality

Before she was allowed to register and vote for the first time in Franklin County, North Carolina, Rosanell Eaton had to read the entire preamble to the U.S. Constitution out loud in front of three men in the county courthouse. Eaton is black.

Let's not rush to criminalize 'bad' parents

Despite the growing consensus that mass incarceration is not the way to cure all social ills, there seems to be a new trend toward prosecuting parents who fall short of prevailing ideals.

Impeachment: Palin's crusade, GOP's headache

Sarah Palin has joined a rising drumbeat of Republicans who call for President Barack Obama's impeachment. It's hard to think of anything that would give a bigger boost to the Democrats' currently gloomy prospects in November's mid-term elections.

New border politics: Blame Obama first

As thousands of unaccompanied Central American children stream across his state's southern border, Texas Gov. Rick Perry took a paranoid turn.

Snyder's Insulting Redskins Logic

Fear not for the future of free speech after the Washington Redskins' trademark fight.

A new 'Freedom Summer,' 50 years later

Civil rights veterans plan to honor the 50th anniversary of Mississippi's Freedom Summer project by taking on an even bigger challenge: Turning the South's red states blue. Actually, they don't express it in terms that are quite that partisan.

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