Cover: Fighting Words
Quentin Tarantino and gangsta rappers may be ready to resurrect the word 'nigger,' but many African Americans' wounds are still too fresh, J. Douglas Allen-Taylor writes.
News: Foster Family Values
In today's local economy, foster parents must work and place their tiny charges in day care. But the legislature has been reluctant to cover those costs, and foster kids are paying the price.
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