Wade Henderson

Civil Rights Pioneer: America's Discriminatory Election Landscape Worst in 50 Years

(Editor's note: The following remarks were made at a Washington, D.C. press conference on Tuesday by the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, which runs a national election protection hotline and legal aid service.)

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Baseball Should Move the 2011 All-Star Game Out of AZ

 Major League Baseball is preparing to host its All-Star game Tuesday, and roughly one-third of the players who will be in Anaheim are African American and Latino. Hispanic and African American players typically make up a third of all those playing major-league ball, with hundreds more in the minors. Given the diversity of today's game, it is especially frustrating that baseball Commissioner Bud Seligremains silent about the nightmare next year's All-Star game could pose for millions of Americans.

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