Opinion

Sandra Bland and our vulnerable black bodies

Roxane Gay: Sandra Bland, 28, was pulled over earlier this month in Waller County, Texas, by a state trooper, Brian T. Encinia. She was pulled over for a routine traffic stop. She shouldn’t have been pulled over, but she was driving while black, and the reality is that black women and men are pulled over every day for this infraction.

Op-Ed

Planned Parenthood video forces us to examine what we choose

In the first of two surreptitiously recorded conversations to go public, a Planned Parenthood medical officer re-inflamed this nation’s civic war over abortion. The near-unanimous response of viewers has been to characterize Planned Parenthood’s practices and principles – either as professionally reasonable or diabolically evil.

Editorials

Obama’s Internet initiative a US necessity

Lower income people will have a chance at Internet access

Google Fiber is offering free Internet connections to some public housing residents in select cities including Durham

This public-private plan is creative, constructive and, for the country, practical

Blogs & Columns

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Editorials

Obama’s Internet initiative a US necessity

Lower income people will have a chance at Internet access

Google Fiber is offering free Internet connections to some public housing residents in select cities including Durham

This public-private plan is creative, constructive and, for the country, practical

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