I have to go soon, I don’t have much time. This is my last class teaching at Notre Dame. Have I found the voice with which I sing? Have I found the voice with which […]
Tomorrow is Today, Chicago!
Yesterday, on the 49th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, Cardinal Cupich announced the launching of a comprehensive program to address the violence plaguing Chicago communities. A letter was also issued to the citizens of Chicago […]
How To Mark This Presidents’ Day: Not Every Child Will Grow Up To Be President But We Can Raise Legions Worthy Of The Task
There are many of our fellow citizens who ask themselves today, how can or should we celebrate Presidents’ Day under a presidency which, to say the least, has the highest disapproval rating of any new […]
The New Normal
By Christopher Pramuk, Xavier University “It’s almost impossible to hold officers accountable, barring incredible circumstances. The public just accepts that this is what police had to do.” In an intelligent and brave piece published recently […]
“God Was the First to Cry for Your Son”
by Jen Owens “God was the first to cry for your son.” These words were put in the mouth of Dr. King as he attempted to comfort an aging protestor who had lost his son […]
MLK Day: Our Discordant National Holiday
By Eric Martin Warning: this post includes a graphic image of torture tactics. Today America claims to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but this nation does not know what that means. King’s dream is […]
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