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6/15/2014 12:00 AM
Idealism of ‘Freedom Summer’ shines
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Today the phrase “Freedom Summer” has a romantic tint, colored in idealism, shaded in glory: a noble moment of grandeur when blacks and whites from Mississippi and beyond united in a brave effort to fight segregation and register blacks to vote. …

6/15/2014 12:00 AM
G-7’s action too weak to deter Putin
BY MIKE SIGOV BLADE COLUMNIST
Europe’‍s prospects for peace have deteriorated after U.S. partners in the G-7 failed at the group’‍s summit in Brussels earlier this month to rally behind U.S. efforts to isolate Russia. …

6/15/2014 12:00 AM
Ohio needs to expand, not restrict, voting rights
BY BARBARA ARNWINE
Protecting the right to vote is more urgent today than at any time since the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Yet Ohio is making it harder for its citizens to exercise their right to vote. …

6/13/2014 12:00 AM
Detroit's future rests on pensioners
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
 “We burned our boat. We have to go over the next hill. There’s no way home other than together, forward.” …