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Entries by Byron Williams from 05/2012

The Multiple Faces of the George Zimmerman Trial

| Posted 05.02.2012 | Crime

Though Lee has subsequently apologized and compensated McClain, can moral superiority be so entrenched on one side that it can freely participate in immoral acts? Assuming it was in fact Zimmerman's address, what did Lee hope to achieve by re-tweeting it?

I Still Say Republicans Need a Good Shellacking in November

| Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

In our system of government, it is always problematic when one political party passes major legislation alone. But what should the president do when the Republicans have no desire to support anything he proposes, even if it is their idea?

President Obama Rises Above the Amoral Political Paradigm

| Posted 05.11.2012 | Gay Voices

The president's statement certainly qualifies as his "profile in courage" moment. To take on one of the hot-button social issues less than 24 hours after North Carolina voted in opposition of same-sex marriage was indeed courageous.

President Obama and the Black Church

| Posted 05.15.2012 | Religion

Will President Obama's support for same-gender marriage have repercussions within the African American community? Some African American pastors stated last week that their congregations would stay at home on Election Day.