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May 18, 2014

Leonard Pitts Jr.: In hyperpartisan America, there's no room for compassion

Does the hashtag campaign #BringBackOurGirls force media to pay attention to a tragedy that was being ignored? Yes. Moreover, it delivers to the parents of these girls the same simple, sustaining message as the cards and texts in the hypothetical above: We are with you.

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