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balthazar-rodrigue-nzomono-balenda's picture
May.24.2011
Religion is become out of control, and it is now time to fight for secular values. I don't have anything against religions, as long as they are personal matters.
foster-dickson's picture
Feb.27.2011
This video is one in a series by the Teaching Tolerance program of the Southern Poverty Law Center.
sheila-english's picture
Nov.08.2010
J. D. Wickman’s life is falling apart. Someone is stealing from his business, his family is struggling, and he may be losing his mind. Taking a drive in the country to find some peace and quiet proves to add more stress to his life and results in a mystery that only God can explain. Learn more...
nanette-rayman-rivera's picture
May.03.2010
I hike up my dress and with the hem laced with one hand, I run around and around, back and forth, in circles like a dog, until I fall on the floor. I sink my nose deep in my shoulder, breathing in deep jasmine and sweat. I reach up one hand to the kitchen counter for the fruit, and then mash the...
maria-mendoza's picture
Feb.02.2010
Description Booze House the booktrailer Snap Shot Stories by Maria Mendoza Written as a memoir of true events based in the Downriver area of Michigan, Booze House is a tour de force emotional ride that vividly and powerfully portrays the experience of surviving a broken family unit! With gritty...
larry-r-smith's picture
Nov.22.2009
Here's another part of my series projecting ancient Chinese poet Tu Fu into America.
larry-r-smith's picture
Oct.25.2009
Here is a projection of ancient Chinese poet Tu Fu as he comes to America, walks to Washington D. C. and talks with our president Barack Obama. By Larry Smith; wife Ann Smith did the recording. Peace Here is the text of the poem: Tu Fu Talks with Barack Obama This morning I woke beside the road and...
andrew-kaplan's picture
Jan.15.2009
Accountable provides real-life examples of how crucial issues -- including health care, education, the economy, unequal justice, and the environment -- manifest themselves in our communities. The book demonstrates the urgent need to hold politicians and ourselves responsible, because the stakes...
andrew-kaplan's picture
Sep.17.2008
Helene Cooper is "Congo," a descendant of two Liberian dynasties -- traced back to the first ship of freemen that set sail from New York in 1820 to found Monrovia. Helene grew up at Sugar Beach, a twenty-two-room mansion by the sea. Her childhood was filled with servants, flashy cars, a villa in...
andrew-kaplan's picture
Sep.17.2008
Helene Cooper is "Congo," a descendant of two Liberian dynasties -- traced back to the first ship of freemen that set sail from New York in 1820 to found Monrovia. Helene grew up at Sugar Beach, a twenty-two-room mansion by the sea. Her childhood was filled with servants, flashy cars, a villa in...