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.

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Rev. Al tries to bridge Obama's passion gap

It's not hard to figure out why the Rev. Al Sharpton, of all people, receives a strange new respect in President Obama's White House.

Press freedom under fire in Ferguson

Journalists in Ferguson, Missouri don't face as many risks as our colleagues in Syria, but that's not much to brag about.

After Ferguson's fires, vote next time

Televised scenes of fires and looters ravaging storefront buildings in Ferguson, Missouri brought flashbacks in my memory to other urban riots a half-century ago -- and to lessons that Ferguson officials failed to learn.

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.

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