Editorial: Take Pride in progress

This Saturday, the streets of Iowa City will be bursting with colors of the rainbow as residents and visitors gather together to celebrate the city's 43rd Pride celebration- an annual event dedicated to the LGBTQ community. This week should be a time to celebrate Iowa City and the University of Iowa's long history of gay rights progressivism.

Beall: Artists getting benched

Kuntz: Recognizing racism

Iowa prison population data show that blacks account for about 25 percent of people in prison and when it comes to arrests for drug charges, specifically marijuana. This racial disparity is too large to be ignore d. Still, many want to do just that - ignore it.

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