The shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas is the latest instance of a gunman targeting a place of worship.
At the age of 13, she was confined in the Kovno ghetto, without either her mother or her father. After more than two years
This will be my first and last personal statement about the United States Presidential election of 2016. I am not writing this to convince anyone of what is right or what is wrong. I am writing this for the sake of my own healing process and sharing it only to inspire healing in others.
What we can all do, each of us, every day, without any other tools, positions, access, or power, is teach our children well.
Everyone is talking about tolerance these days, perhaps as a result in need to redefine "tolerance" in a world that has lost its innocence over intolerance and constantly tries to adjust to new realities.
Consider the challenges you will face? My optimism about the future is grounded in my personal experience as an anthropologist
In intolerant times we need more than empty spin that reinforces a destructive status quo. As anthropologists have long known
Your guidance and leadership will be sincerely missed, Mr. Wiesel, but thanks to the gift of your words, we will never forget.
I am not a Pollyanna. Make no mistake. I know we are imperfect; we are flawed and wrinkled, we can be cantankerous and cold
The people of the UK are realizing how significant and complicated their #Brexit "oops" moment is, and many want a do-over.
We must ask ourselves why American society is so intolerant of difference. Why are the voices of intolerance so thin skinned
"The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge." - Stephen Hawking "Ignorance is the
One thing is certain: intolerance and hatred inevitably lead to violence and death. Our primary response to the horrific massacre at the Pulse nightclub must be to rededicate ourselves to creating a culturally diverse society that is based on tolerance and respect for other religions, sexual orientations, races and life styles.
The endless debates that have hogged the social media since the fateful Saturday cannot bring Harambe back to life.
In these Xenophobic times, we should recognize that Razing Babel was a blessing not a curse. The punishment of imprisonment within a single, narrow tongue proves much, much worse than the inconvenience of dealing with others who don't speak our native language. Here's why:
May is Celiac Awareness month and with that in mind, I'd like to thank Elle Magazine for raising awareness by posting the
Given the current tenor of our national political debate, I've thought a fair amount about what I might say this afternoon, beyond my traditional welcome. Of course, what I will not address is the question of what one's partisan political preferences ought to be, or ought not to be.
No, your whining about religious persecution because you have to bake a cake for a gay wedding doesn't make you the Martin Luther King, Jr. of a new conservative religious civil rights movement.
Now that both parties have presumptive nominees for the 2016 Presidential election, given the outcomes of Tuesday's primaries in five states, we are all holding our breath to see what happens next.