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Leonard Pitts Jr

Ann Coulter is right. Period.

It wouldn’t matter if it were Louis Farrakhan at Ole Miss or Bernie Sanders at the High School of Economics and Finance just off Wall Street. The right to free expression is either secured for all or it’s guaranteed to none.

Leonard Pitts Jr

Women don’t slow down for fools like Bill O’Reilly

On the day Bill O’Reilly was fired, Gail in West Palm Beach researched real estate for a potential buyer. Georgina in New Orleans chased down rats in a property she owns. Laura in Hood River, Oregon, prepared for breast cancer surgery. Lynn drove her semi from Seattle to Ontario, California. In Tallahassee, Marty trimmed the shrubs.

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Carl Hiaasen

Carl Hiaasen

Carl Hiaasen joined the Herald in 1976 and worked as a general assignment reporter, magazine writer and investigative reporter before starting his column in 1985. Follow @CarlHiaasen
Leonard Pitts Jr

Leonard Pitts Jr

Leonard Pitts Jr. won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 2004. His column runs every Sunday and Wednesday. Follow @LeonardPittsJr1
Glenn Garvin

Glenn Garvin

Glenn Garvin spent nearly 20 years as a foreign correspondent and 12 more as the Herald’s TV critic. He is a 1975 graduate of Stanford University. Follow @glenngarvin

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Trayvon Martin's parents on decision not to charge Zimmerman with hate crime

A day after U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced prosecutors would not charge George Zimmerman with a federal hate crime, Trayvon Martin's parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, held a press conference calling the decision 'very disappointing.' Fulton encouraged people to get involved in activism and fight injustice.
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Trayvon Martin's parents on decision not to charge Zimmerman with hate crime 1:32

Trayvon Martin's parents on decision not to charge Zimmerman with hate crime

Crowds demand end to stand your ground law at Trayvon Martin vigil 1:55

Crowds demand end to stand your ground law at Trayvon Martin vigil

Dave Barry and Carl Hiaasen talk politics, Florida and a presidential bid at the Miracle Theatre 57:11

Dave Barry and Carl Hiaasen talk politics, Florida and a presidential bid at the Miracle Theatre

Justin Bour on career game Sunday in 10-3 win over Pirates 2:52

Justin Bour on career game Sunday in 10-3 win over Pirates