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Tony Norman

Tony Norman

Tony Norman is a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette columnist. He was once the Post-Gazette’s pop music/pop culture critic and appeared as an expert on cultural issues on local radio talk shows and television programs. In 1996, he began writing an award-winning general interest column, which, he says, rejuvenated his enthusiasm for the kind of journalism that makes a difference.

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Shut Up and Drivel

Once a target of conservative scorn, Kyrie Irving is now a hero to those who want to remain unvaccinated.

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The Sound of Silence: In the Age of Covid, Where Have All the Heroes Gone?

Because Covid-19 is the third leading killer of Black folks in America, silence or worse—acquiescence to mumbo-jumbo uttered by miseducated celebrities on social media—is unconscionable.

Tony Norman ·


Imagine US Border Agents on Horses Whipping Swedish Immigrants

Maybe we should 'replace' Haitians with Swedes in our immigration imagination.

Tony Norman ·


Family Member of Civilians Killed by US Drone Strike Demands Justice

A drone missile's only mission is to kill everyone within its blast radius. It is left to generals and public relations flacks to smooth over the collateral damage.

Tony Norman ·


Fugitive Slave Act Redux: On the Run in Texas ... and America

The Lone Star State paves the way for America's political crackup

Tony Norman ·


Donald J. Antichrist and the End Times

Millions of Donald Trump's supporters believe he will be installed as president today or sometime in the near future.

Tony Norman ·


As Attacks Spike, Anti-Asian Violence Gets Lost in Translation

In America, everything is always about something else — even when it’s not.

Tony Norman ·


Land of Hope and Dreams Revisited

'You could almost hear the applause coming from every other house up and down our American streets'

Tony Norman ·

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