By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
An old narrative that never dies
Placeholder Image
Hollywood's version of Harper Lee's brilliant novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" turns 50 this year, which offers President Barack Obama a rare opportunity. For once, he can venture, however cautiously, near the touchy topics of race and justice without risking too much of a political backlash. That's the unspoken irony in the first biracial president's showing of the Oscar-winning movie at the White House on Thursday.