The Madness of Slamming Midnight Basketball

By Froma Harrop - March 22, 2011

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Eighteen years ago, "midnight basketball" was the big har-har-har on the conservative talk circuit. It was a federal program that sought to coax young men off the late-night mean city streets and onto supervised basketball courts. This $40 million item was a speck in a $33 billion crime bill. (For further contrast, advertisers last year spent $614 million on the March Madness college basketball...

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