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Leonard Pitts Jr.

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  • Orlando Sentinel
  • limanews
  • Houston Chronicle
  • Salt Lake Tribune
  • The Virginian-Pilot
  • The Seattle Times
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  • Detroit Free Press
  • Post-Bulletin
  • The Baltimore Sun
  • Southern Illinoisan
  • The Capital Times
  • chicagotribune.com
  • SavannahNow
  • The Miami Herald
  • North Jersey News
  • The Jackson Sun
  • and more…

Recent articles by Leonard:

Human-rights victories must be fought for over and over again

Voting rights, women’s rights, LGBTQ rights, even contraceptive rights ... somehow, it’s all once again up for grabs. → Read More

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Dare we hope?

“Dare we hope?” That was the rather plaintive response of a man on Twitter when news broke that Kansas voters had rejected an attempt to remove → Read More

Pitts: Dare we hope?

Conservatives spent half a century not getting what they wanted on abortion rights. Yet,... → Read More

Leonard Pitts: Bill Russell was an ‘arrogant Negro’ to the end

Leonard Pitts writes that Bill Russell was an ‘arrogant Negro’ to the end → Read More

Opinion: This is the year the climate crisis got real

In a year when the climate crisis has dominated headlines, a breakthrough in the Senate offers a ray of hope, Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. writes. → Read More

The ‘inconvenient truth’ of climate change made even Manchin feel the heat

Senate Democrats agreed to a $369 billion bill that is being called the nation’s most ambitious effort yet to combat climate change, and Sen. Joe Manchin deserves a lot of credit. → Read More

Pitts: The year (bleep) got real

Sixteen years after Al Gore implored us to face “An Inconvenient Truth” and we... → Read More

The year (bleep) got real

Climate change is the most important story in the world because it is the world. → Read More

Leonard Pitts Jr.: The year things got real

“There’s a choice we’re making. We’re saving our own lives.” — from “We Are The World”Yes, this is early.Th → Read More

Leonard Pitts: Let’s talk about Nazis

Leonard Pitts writes that it's time to talk about Nazis → Read More

Leonard Pitts: The rule of law could use a win

Leonard Pitts writes that the rule of law could use a win → Read More

Pitts: The rule of law could use a win

One thing that rule requires, the one thing without which it cannot function, is the... → Read More

Leonard Pitts Jr.: The rule of law could use a win

Dear Attorney General Merrick Garland:You are doubtless familiar with the old adage that, “The wheels of justice may grind slow, but they grind excee → Read More

Stop making excuses for Trump’s attempted coup

Geraldo Rivera wrote that Donald Trump "fell under malignant influence." Geraldo, Trump IS malignant influence. → Read More

Leonard Pitts: Trump can’t blame his crimes on ‘malignant influence’

Leonard Pitts writes that Trump can’t blame his crimes on ‘malignant influence’ → Read More

Pitts: Trump ‘fell under malignant influence’?

”Donald was enabled from the beginning . . .” --Mary L. Trump, ”Too Much and Never... → Read More

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Trump ‘fell under malignant influence’?

“Donald was enabled from the beginning …” — Mary L. Trump, “Too Much and Never Enough”Liz Cheney sure called that one.T → Read More

Pitts: What is wrong with American men?

While we debate mass shootings as a bigotry problem, a mental health problem, an access... → Read More

What is wrong with American men?

He couldn’t get a date. Or he hated Black people.Or he was bullied in school.If any of that sounds familiar, it should. Every time there’s a ma → Read More

Leonard Pitts: For some crime victims, it’s just a different kind of rape

Leonard Pitts writes that, for a lot of victims, the criminal justice system is just a different kind of rape → Read More