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aberjhani's picture
Mar.04.2014
Advocates for racial and social equality march throughWashington D.C. in 1963. (photo by Getty Images) “Most philosophers see the ship of state launched on the broad irresistible tide of democracy, with only delaying eddies here and there; others, looking closer, are more disturbed.” ––W.E.B....
tim-wise's picture
Jan.01.2014
Imagine for a moment that an artist of some sort — perhaps for lack of a better example, a folk singer — decided to host a writer’s retreat, at which interested and aspiring artists might gather so as to pool their collective energy. And let’s imagine that said folk singer, not being an expert...
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Dec.17.2013
To be perfectly honest, I find it quite shocking that anyone would be, well, shocked, by Megyn Kelly’s recent insistence on her FOX show that Santa Claus and Jesus are both white men, or even — and perhaps this is the bigger point — that Santa Claus is real. After all, when one works...
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Dec.13.2013
  “Let the efforts of us all, prove that he [Martin Luther King Jr.] was not a mere dreamer when he spoke of the beauty of genuine brotherhood and peace being more precious than diamonds or silver or gold. Let a new age dawn!"    –– Nelson Mandela, Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance...
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Jul.09.2013
Cover of Savannah: Brokers, Bankers andBay Lane.  “This soft climate and the moist coastal plains give the azaleas a wild, giant gorgeousness––and the semi-tropic trees––the palm, the magnolia, the live oak and the long-leafed pine––that might perhaps be found elsewhere, here are hung as far...
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May.21.2012
Write this down if you need to. Tweet it to yourself. Put it on your Facebook wall, never to be deleted from your ever-growing and cluttered timeline. Memorize it. Trayvon Martin is not an inkblot, the meaning of which is yours to interpret. He is not a walking Rorschach, whom one is free to see...
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Apr.10.2012
I swear, if I hear one more transparently racist person insist they aren’t racist because they have black friends, I am going to shoot them. But not because I’m violent. I’m not violent. And this I know because I have friends who are pacifists. Yes, this is a joke, but seriously, it’s getting...