Robert Koehler is an award-winning, Chicago-based journalist and nationally syndicated writer. Contact him at koehlercw@gmail.com or visit his website at commonwonders.com.

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18 June 2020

Well, he deserved to die, didn’t he? He fought, he ran, he grabbed the cop’s taser and fired it. And he was intoxicated, apparently. And he was blocking...

11 June 2020

“This was not an attack on history. ...

04 June 2020

Is George Floyd today’s Emmett Till?

Is the nation moving beyond, oh God, its third manifestation of “legal” racism? The first manifestation was, of...

27 May 2020

This is so much bigger than personal accountability.

Yes, the four police officers present at the ...

21 May 2020

“Guns aren’t just a danger in and of themselves,” writes ...

14 May 2020

How deep does American racism go?

And is it possible to uproot it?

Or will it simply — endlessly — shift shape, wrap itself in the political...

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