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Black Lives Matter cartoon reflects offensive values

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Dear Editor, While I have had many thoughts about articles and opinions I’ve read in the Courier over the years, and previously chose not to write in response, the opinion cartoon from Wednesday, September 2 calls for a comment. Satire is a tricky thing. Often the overt message in a piece of satirical writing—or cartooning—is opposite from the underlying message the author is trying to convey. I was offended when I saw Joe Heller’s cartoon showing “all lives matter” because I hope and believe it is the value of most of us who live in Elgin to have a community where everyone ...

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