Inbox: May 7, 2007

Verbal Villain or Victim of Censorship?

If the outrage over radio-show host Don Imus' racist and sexist slur is to hold any meaning, it will be in its power to help us reflect upon the freedoms, values and conflicts that compose our collective psyche [April 23]. Sadly, our society too often rewards those who traffic in disrespect. Let Imus encourage us to question all who profit from debasement and remind us of the dignified existence our freedoms were meant to provide.

David Terhune, NEW YORK CITY

I could never understand why anyone would want to listen to Imus even before his "nappy-headed...

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