East Contra Costa Letters to the Editor: Are we stirring up race issues?

Stirring up the race potDear Editor:I was a bit alarmed the morning of Jan. 16 upon reading the headlines on the Contra Costa Times' front page.The Oscar/Caucasian snub of the movie "Selma," side by side with Native Americans not receiving the Pope's Junipero Serra news well, was a bit much, don't 
( SUSAN TRIPP POLLARD )
Women's purses: Readers divulge the craziest thing they're carrying around

We asked readers to tell us about the craziest thing they have stashed in the handbag. You think you're carting around something wild or funny? Read on.