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Eric Holder to grads: Biggest civil rights issue not 'hateful rants'
Eric Holder to grads: Biggest civil rights issue not 'hateful rants'

Indirectly referencing Clippers owner Donald Sterling and Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder said that “hateful rants” and “intolerant public statements” that have filled recent headlines are not the most pressing issue in the ongoing fight for equal opportunity. Instead, in a commencement address Saturday, Holder challenged 850 graduates at Baltimore’s Morgan State University to fight against disciplinary, voting and other policies that quietly and gradually harm minorities. “This is the work that truly matters – because policies that disenfranchise specific groups are more pernicious than hateful rants,” Holder said,...

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