‘People get overwhelmed by senseless violence and think they can’t fix it, but they can reconcile and heal and forgive.’
The passage of time has made us wonder if Martin Luther King’s dream of a healed nation was maybe just that: a fantasy.
Before the late 1960s turned American political protests into a contradictory spectacle, civil rights protests were a case study in disciplined political campaigning.
We must move beyond gated communities of thought and ‘us vs. them’ dichotomies, and instead pursue peace and reconciliation.
The stories and heroes we admire most reveal something about who we are. It matters that ’13 Reasons Why’ is more popular than Joan of Arc.
Leaders are promoting a campaign that galvanizes the growing anti-Semitism crisis that exists today in academia and on college campuses.
It is increasingly difficult to judge who we are by our appearances, which means identity politics may lose its influence.
If we cannot resolve the tensions inside Martin Luther King Jr.’s ideas, then we are compelled to judge which represents the best of his thought and action.
This week’s Charlotte riots demonstrate the importance of narrative—and the new Museum of African American History can shape that narrative for the better.
I was trying to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by reading his speech in character. There’s one problem. I’m a white kid from the Pacific Northwest.
Kim Davis may be taking her religious liberty too far. But she’s right that Obergefell is unjust.
My generation willfully ignores the real debate about gay rights and religious freedom because we want halos without sacrifice.
Most advertising, movie, and theater scripts don’t require casting actors of specific races. But some do.
We can’t fix evil like cop shootings by trying to pin it on each other. Instead, we all need to do the hard work of reconciliation.
You really don’t want to watch most Oscar-nominated movies. But that doesn’t mean you can’t talk about them.
When I was unborn, test results showed me likely to have Down Syndrome. Parents abort most babies like me nowadays. That’s why I march for life.
A day spent not working is a bad tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. We should instead provide more opportunities for African-Americans, and all Americans, to lead productive lives.
It wouldn’t be Oscar season without artsy film-type people arguing passionately about movies you haven’t seen. Here’s a crib sheet of brewing controversy.
Do not believe anyone trying to make ‘Selma’ a factional thing, a liberal or conservative, black, white, or hashtag movie. This story of Martin Luther King Jr. and his times transcends all that.
Concerned citizens cannot allow the unelected, unaccountable College Board to force a biased course with a clear political agenda into American classrooms.
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