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Rust Belt Journalism

[Note: Don’t try to “Click here for info” above—it doesn’t work. If you want to click it, go to www.beltmag.com. To order, go to Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, or other online booksellers.] Not long ago, in a nostalgic return to the town where I was reared—Cleveland, Ohio—I … Continue reading

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Ferguson and the racial divide

The riots in Ferguson, Missouri, this week bring to mind the Hough riots in  Cleveland in 1966. (Won’t our country ever change?) Both Ferguson and the Hough section of Cleveland had recently changed from nearly all-white to mostly African-American, but their police forces remained … Continue reading

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