Connie Schultz from Creators Syndicate Creators Syndicate is an international syndication company that represents cartoonists and columnists of the highest caliber. en Mon, 22 May 2017 23:30:03 -0700 Connie Schultz from Creators Syndicate af0f7d7c9f9f188cf3aec4d5c4fedbdc Strange Fruit, 2017 for 05/17/2017 Wed, 17 May 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Please, somebody tell these boys it's 2017.</p> <p>Last weekend, several dozen white people, most of them male and all of them loud, swarmed Lee Park in Charlottesville, Virginia, to protest a City Council vote to remove the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.<p>Updated: Wed May 17, 2017</p> 3f7ba4a95cb78865b8fb5b44af1a8726 #Russia for 05/10/2017 Wed, 10 May 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>The Trump administration is foundering at breakneck speed these days, and it can feel overwhelming just trying to keep up.</p> <p>#Russia<p>Updated: Wed May 10, 2017</p> 5777a7b53db0bb6958e3702761cd8cb3 His Name Was Jordan Edwards for 05/03/2017 Wed, 03 May 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Another black boy was killed by police, this time in Texas.</p> <p>His name was Jordan Edwards.<p>Updated: Wed May 03, 2017</p> 32ef3542b7f24f610304e05a1f5c02fe For Hope, Stick With Millennials for 04/26/2017 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>On college campuses across America, spring semester is coming to an end. This can be an emotional time, I've discovered, for those of us who relish the company of these millennials.</p> <p>No one warned me about this.<p>Updated: Wed Apr 26, 2017</p> 4ddf353bc734809d333f67447d15f687 O'Reilly's Ouster Is No Victory for Women for 04/19/2017 Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Bill O'Reilly is finally out at Fox.</p> <p>But let's not kid ourselves about the reason.<p>Updated: Wed Apr 19, 2017</p> 590f0a18a191fb099135e0877f2f47fb Sean Spicer's Regret Is Not Enough for 04/12/2017 Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>It started in 1939.</p> <p>Nazi Germany launched its euthanasia program, using poison gas to kill people whose only crime was to be mentally ill or physically disabled. They were unworthy of life, the Nazis had determined.<p>Updated: Wed Apr 12, 2017</p> fa6d6a899380e50d7c05aff0f862856d Really, O'Reilly for 04/05/2017 Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p></p><p>It's hard to give the complete list of companies pulling their ads right now from Bill O'Reilly's show on Fox News Channel, because the number keeps growing.<p>Updated: Wed Apr 05, 2017</p> 1f751f12b2347aeaa24c1c1184996a0d Dear Trump Supporters: Maybe You Try to Understand Us for 03/23/2017 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>The windowsill over my kitchen sink is an altar of sorts, full of small framed photos of our grandchildren and other mementos to keep me grateful. </p> <p>The square ceramic tile leaning against the window started out with the painted names of our immediate family. It has since flowered to include the names of additional loved ones etched in various colors of Sharpie. <p>Updated: Thu Mar 23, 2017</p> 7a000607f58ca29a5528dc5c029ec3b7 Rush-SHA, Rush-SHA, Rush-SHA for 03/15/2017 Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Every day, another onslaught of crazy out of this administration.</p> <p>Pick a day. Any day.<p>Updated: Wed Mar 15, 2017</p> 8b67e448b176cee56234a10e5498fe01 For Women, What Comes Next? for 03/08/2017 Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>International Women's Day is a once-a-year acknowledgment of what women do every day of the year, which is to keep the world afloat with our labor &#8212; paid and unpaid.</p> <p>March 8 fell on a Wednesday this year. Here in the U.S., some of the organizers of January's Women's March encouraged women to wear red and take to the streets again. In addition to protesting, we were to avoid shopping &#8212; except at female-owned businesses &#8212; and boycott our jobs to show the impact of "A Day Without a Woman."<p>Updated: Wed Mar 08, 2017</p> 13fc457bd85068a0cb6014d2bbd60290 Speaking of Planned Parenthood for 03/01/2017 Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Dozens of women in Congress wore suffragist white Tuesday night for President Donald Trump's first address to a joint session.</p> <p>You know this had to annoy him, all those dames sticking out in that sea of dark suits, but <span class="column--highlighted-text">he stayed on script anyway. That was all he had to do, apparently, to be newly anointed as "presidential" by pundits who just a week ago were filling the airwaves with the sounds of barely suppressed panic.</span><p>Updated: Wed Mar 01, 2017</p> a47f649e25dfeb54341230b5cd9efc30 New Rules, Same Humans for 02/22/2017 Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>On Tuesday morning, less than an hour after U.S. officials deported Guadalupe Olivas Valencia to Mexico, the 45-year-old man leapt to his death from a bridge that connects our two countries.</p> <p>BBC News reported witnesses describing Olivas as distressed and saying he shouted that he did not want to return to Mexico before he jumped. He was from Sinaloa, one of the most violent states in the country.<p>Updated: Wed Feb 22, 2017</p> 89c9dbe5004a9444b36553f6d6a59679 This Is 'The Problem We All Live With' for 02/15/2017 Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Ruby Bridges was 6 years old when federal marshals escorted her through a screaming crowd of angry white adults so that she could be the first black child to attend an all-white school in the South.</p> <p>On the morning of Nov. 14, 1960, the marshals drove Ruby and her mother to her new school, just five blocks from her home. Two of the men walked in front her, and two behind. Four years later, this historic moment appeared on the cover of Look magazine, in a painting by Norman Rockwell titled "The Problem We All Live With."<p>Updated: Wed Feb 15, 2017</p> 66c8e3c1beab4fd57ce4250933e4634b Dear Time Travelers: Welcome to 2017 for 02/08/2017 Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>My Lord, these time travelers.</p> <p>They're everywhere.<p>Updated: Wed Feb 08, 2017</p> 9cad5b3be5db47a34338cef60c9df81b What Do We Tell Our Children? for 02/01/2017 Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Twenty-six hours has passed since I led a discussion with about 100 women of the Sisterhood at B'nai Jeshurun Congregation on the east side of Cleveland.</p> <p>Twenty-six hours later and I am still thinking about the question from a woman whose 10-year-old nephew wanted to know whether his friends could be deported.<p>Updated: Wed Feb 01, 2017</p> cae24b7660708979112b6474524fbf31 It's Called Lying for 01/25/2017 Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Her name was Miss Nelson.</p> <p>I don't recall her first name. She didn't seem to need one.<p>Updated: Wed Jan 25, 2017</p> 2e4e8f5026642ea1a52d12a69339cf32 He Gave His Daughter a Kindle and Filled It With Books for 01/18/2017 Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>The first time I met Barack Obama was in early 2006, when he was still a U.S. senator.</p> <p>He had come to Cincinnati to help out my husband, Sherrod Brown, in Sherrod's campaign to join him in the Senate. I sat next to Obama during breakfast, before he took the stage. Almost immediately, our conversation turned to the isolation and rigor necessary for a writer's life.<p>Updated: Wed Jan 18, 2017</p> a739516c015bf0baa70e51caa979a788 A Call for Activists for Journalism for 01/11/2017 Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Well, that was quite the spectacle.</p> <p>In his first news conference since July, President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday likened the U.S. intelligence community to Nazi Germany, talked about himself in the third person as he described Vladimir Putin's affection for him and attacked not one but two news organizations.<p>Updated: Wed Jan 11, 2017</p> 367778f82f7dcbc01f89f9dd939eb291 We Are Not the Enemy for 01/04/2017 Wed, 04 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>On the last day of December, this was Donald Trump's greeting for America &#8212; via Twitter, of course:</p> <p>"Happy New Year to all, including to my many enemies and those who have fought me and lost so badly they just don't know what to do. Love!"<p>Updated: Wed Jan 04, 2017</p> 46bb311b11700595a3a14a3fce7d15e2 Here We Are, on the Brink of What Comes Next for 12/28/2016 Wed, 28 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>For 45 minutes on Christmas Eve, I watched love, in all of its diversity, play out in front of me.</p> <p>Thanks, 2016. I needed that.<p>Updated: Wed Dec 28, 2016</p>