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The president of the Ford Foundation is unapologetically black and openly gay in a world where both identities are rare.

"This has to happen. This confrontation with ourselves," the former RNC chair says.

“Now I understand that just saying these things together may upset some people,” Clinton told me. “But all these things can be true at the same time.”

A call taken by Rep. Karen Bass Thursday morning haunted her that night.

A peaceful protest is marred by an ambush.

I didn't have time to process Baton Rouge when St. Paul happened.

It stings when you see how little folks think of you.

A good man finds it difficult to do the right thing.

His Howard University commencement address was optimism leavened with reality.

What has been missing in all the commentary is context. And it definitely matters in this case.

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