Tag Archives: African American

Celebrating a New Year

Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him go; Ring out the false, ring in the true. These words from a Tennyson poem are one traditional New Year’s … Continue reading

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Lawbreakers and the Vote

When is it right to break the law?  To defy the police?  Who decides whether an illegal act is an act of heroism rather than just a crime?  These questions are on my mind today, Election Day here in the … Continue reading

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Captaining America: Tales of Two Icons

What could Captain America and Helen Keller possibly have in common?  Read on . . . . As Independence Day approaches, movie theaters try to lure customers with patriotic blockbusters, or at least action-packed adventures, echoing the fight for freedom … Continue reading

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