Urban Issues Breakfast Forum with Michelle Alexander, author of “The New Jim Crow.” Friday, May 11, 7:30 a.m., at the California African American Museum.
Anthony Samad: The Republicans need a vehicle with a big enough horn to get the public’s attention. They need to raise the ideological rhetoric just to have a chance. Regardless of what it does to the nation. The rhetoric bomb is coming under hood and sheets. The question is, will the nation stand for it.