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Integrity and A Bridge Too Far

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 06.08.2016 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Though I have never supported the "sport" of boxing because I consider it a form of inhuman barbarism, I have always supported and held Muhammad Ali i...

The Importance and Value of Memory in Advancing Human Rights

Noam Schimmel | Posted 04.07.2017 | World
Noam Schimmel

The problem is not memory, it is its hijacking by those who use it in a tendentious way that seeks to sustain hatred and conflict rather than foster cooperation and coexistence and by those who lack compassion and empathy.

Commemorating the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Jakob von Uexkull | Posted 08.05.2016 | World
Jakob von Uexkull

There is general consensus among experts that it is not a matter of if but rather when nuclear weapons will be used. We thus go about our lives oblivious to when our last fifty seconds might be up.

100 Years of Silence

Thea Halo | Posted 05.19.2016 | World
Thea Halo

We could start with a U.S. Resolution that recognizes the genocide, not only of the Armenians, but of the 3 million Christians under Ottoman and Kemalist rule, Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks who were slaughtered by various means between 1913 and 1923, which brought four millennia of Christian presence in Turkey to a cruel and bitter end in a matter of 10 short years.

President Obama and the Recognition of the Armenian Genocide

Luna Atamian | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Luna Atamian

April 24, 2015 will mark the 100-year anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. With President Obama's second term coming to a close, let's hope that he will take this unique opportunity to recognize it.

Lessons of the Berlin Wall's Forgotten Aftermath

Tim Stone | Posted 02.23.2017 | World
Tim Stone

Though the Wende, or "Change," freed the East German people from over forty years of Stalinist dictatorship, remembering the forgotten side of German unification -- when right-wing hooligans waged thousands of attacks on defenseless foreigners -- provides a cautionary tale of failed leadership.

On the 76th Anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre

Stephen D. Smith | Posted 02.18.2014 | World
Stephen D. Smith

Sirens sound around this Chinese city as the last few eyewitnesses of a massacre gather. Starting Dec. 13, 1937, and lasting six weeks, as many as 300,000 civilians were murdered during the atrocities.

Birmingham Church Bombing: The Memorial's Unreported Sidebar

David Tereshchuk | Posted 11.18.2013 | Media
David Tereshchuk

Out of an unbearable instance of humanity's capacity for inhumanity there grew a great energizing of common purpose among people of good will, wherever they might have come from.

Why We Need Rituals in Our Lives

Donna Henes | Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

When we set aside the quality time and claim the psychic space for ceremony, when we assume the authority to do so, we are able to transform our perceptions, our perspectives, our experiences, and in the process, our reality.

LOOK: Daughter Pays Heartwarming Tribute To Her Parents

The Huffington Post | Erin Migdol | Posted 04.23.2013 | Weddings

Dealing with the loss of loved ones is never easy, but one young woman found a way to keep her parents close to her heart. Lauren Lage-McAdams, a c...

Ciudad Juarez Commemorates Journalists Lost To Violence

Fox News Latino | Joseph Kolb | Posted 07.25.2012 | Latino Voices

CIUDAD JUAREZ –  Among the dozens of parks, plazas, and statues scattered around Ciudad Juarez, one located in the center of the city recognizes th...

Preparing For The 10th Anniversary Of 9/11

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 07.12.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

Plans for commemorative ceremonies, gatherings, and memorial services are underway. But how we understand 9/11 is still far from certain ten years later.

Rwandan Genocide Survivors in the U.S. Revive Their Testimonies to Build the 21st Genocide Commemoration

Samantha Lakin | Posted 06.08.2015 | Impact
Samantha Lakin

The Genocide Survivors Support Network is a non-profit organization with a mission to help genocide survivors rebuild their lives and use their voice to contribute to genocide prevention.