Leonard Pitts Jr

June 7, 2014 7:00 PM

Leonard Pitts Jr.: NRA retreats after rare attack of lucidity

A few days ago, the NRA inadvertently said something reasonable.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Raffaella's mom fought for her to be placed in mainstream in Miami-Dade schools 02:51

Raffaella's mom fought for her to be placed in mainstream in Miami-Dade schools

Police investigate shooting in Miami Gardens 01:14

Police investigate shooting in Miami Gardens

Miami Hurricanes outfielder Willie Abreu talks about Regional opponent Stetson 03:20

Miami Hurricanes outfielder Willie Abreu talks about Regional opponent Stetson

Miami Hurricanes relief pitcher Bryan Garcia prepares for the Regionals 01:51

Miami Hurricanes relief pitcher Bryan Garcia prepares for the Regionals

Day of Remembrance at Woodlawn Cemetery in Miami 01:32

Day of Remembrance at Woodlawn Cemetery in Miami

University of Miami extends NCAA postseason record to 44 years 02:26

University of Miami extends NCAA postseason record to 44 years

Police dash-cam captures shooting between Miami Gardens officer and suspect 04:18

Police dash-cam captures shooting between Miami Gardens officer and suspect

The names of South Florida's fallen heroes are displayed at MIA 02:30

The names of South Florida's fallen heroes are displayed at MIA

Busy Brickell Avenue Bridge brings blocked streets 01:07

Busy Brickell Avenue Bridge brings blocked streets

Great Miami Hurricane of 1926 one of the worst in history 02:37

Great Miami Hurricane of 1926 one of the worst in history

José Daniel Ferrer, the man behind Cuba's largest opposition group 01:40

José Daniel Ferrer, the man behind Cuba's largest opposition group

Share Video

About Leonard Pitts Jr

Leonard Pitts Jr

@LeonardPittsJr1

Leonard Pitts Jr. won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 2004. He is the author of the novels, Grant Park, Freeman, and Before I Forget. His column runs every Sunday and Wednesday. Forward From This Moment, a collection of his columns, was released in 2009.

On Sept. 11, 2001, he wrote a column on the terrorist attacks that received a huge response from readers who deluged him with more than 26,000 e-mails. It was posted on the Internet, chain-letter style. Read the column and others on the topic of September 11.

You can also read Pitts' series, What Works?, a series of columns about programs anywhere in the country that show results in improving the lives of black children.

Leonard also wrote the 2008 series I Am A Man, commemorating the 40th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination.

Email Leonard at lpitts@MiamiHerald.com or visit his website at www.leonardpittsjr.com

Editor's Choice Videos