The battle against anti-Semitism is a human and moral one. It should unite all those who seek peace and equality in the world. The battle against anti-Semitism is about human rights and democracy.
My trip to Milwaukee got me thinking about women associated with Wisconsin and their contributions to advancing the culture and economy of the U.S. As you might guess, these contributions are significant and quite varied.
These are simple objects: clocks, keys, combs, glasses. They are the things that victims of genocide in Bosnia carried with them on their final journe...
The ECCC, on balance, is a major success for international criminal justice. The longevity of the international human rights and rule of law movement depends on building on such successes, while understanding the challenges in their context.
Can a WWI novel shame the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs into caring for the spotters, coordinators, trainers, and advisors who have to deal with the convert-or-die genocides of ISIS?
My dad often discussed his German pen pal. He met her in 1935 when she was a foreign exchange student at Frankford High School in Philadelphia. I found this photo in his belongings after he passed.
I revisit a 1988 documentary in which Angelou and I attended a conference on "Facing Evil," held in the Hill Country of central Texas. Evil was a topic about which Angelou, the victim of childhood rape and virulent racism, had a lot to say.
The genocide memorial was dedicated in the capital city of Rwanda on the 10th anniversary of the horrific events to honor the fallen and serve as reminder to the rest of the world of the cost of hatred and ignorance.
Attacks on unarmed and innocent civilians continue to be a daily reality, without any end in sight. It's difficult to escape the conclusion that Darfur is the genocide that people got tired of. A terrible epitaph in the wake of so many impassioned declarations of "never again."
Let me thank my classmates, teachers, and Valley Forge for having educated me to be still that Patriot even as America and the globe around us changes.
IS, Islamic State formerly known as ISIS/ISIL, has been ethnically cleansin...
In the turmoil of our world, what's at stake? Religious freedom. What's required? Religious tolerance.
In Entebbe on August 9, more than one hundred LGBT Ugandans celebrated the first Pride Uganda since the Constitutional Court overturned the draconian Anti-Homosexuality Act (AHA) for being passed without a quorum.
The 1969 protest song "War" asks "What is it good for?" and answers "Absolutely nothing!" If I substituted "Prayer" for "War," I would qualify my answ...
In the case of the Islamic State, the question we need to ask is: What can we do to make things right? What can we do to protect the vulnerable? What can we do to stop the violence?
As you stroll along the clifftops of this stunningly beautiful town in western Ukraine, gaze at the river in the ravine below languidly looping back o...