To turn back violence, focus on character

The Black Sox didn't get away with cheating. We still need to insist on truth and accountability.

Shame and banishment faced liars a century ago — even “Shoeless Joe” Jackson, one of the eight Chicago White Sox players who threw the World Series.
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We hadn’t been together for lunch in 14 months, but even before I sat down at the best barbecue joint in town my old friend was telling me what was…

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