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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

Cruz is all about that base

Now that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has thrown his cowboy hat into the ring for president, it's time to start handicapping the candidates, even if some of us may wish that we had more choices. That's OK, my fellow Americans.

Feeling that post-Monica remorse

A surprising contriteness has taken hold of Bill Maher and David Letterman about one of their favorite high-value targets: Monica Lewinsky.

Starbucks' effort to talk about race is better than silence

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is urging baristas to engage customers in discussions about race and inequality -- as if his employees already were not busy enough trying to tell my coffee-and-espresso-shot from the next guy's vanilla latte.

Answer hate speech with education

Frat boys caught on video singing a racist chant are shocking but not as surprising as we might think. And so do we, their elders.

How Hillary can defeat Hillary

If Hillary Clinton didn't do anything wrong, why is she so reluctant to talk about it?

'Race relations' a nebulous thing in the hands of pollsters

Whenever I see a poll that says race relations have gotten worse under President Barack Obama, I want to respond: compared to what? I don't hear a decent answer to that question from the pollsters.

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