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The Moment That Writing Changes Everything

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg | Posted 09.15.2015 | Arts
Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

For Jimmy Santiago Baca, now a highly-acclaimed poet and writer, that moment when the power of words changed his life came as he was about to stab someone during a robbery he was committing.

Cop-Killer Commencement Invite Is 'How Freedom Of Expression Works'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.01.2014 | Black Voices

Goddard College made waves when it announced this week the invite of alumnus and convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal to give its commencement speech....

William H. Macy Goes for Broke (and Drunk) in Showtime's Shameless

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

William H. Macy has a voice that could sell needles to a porcupine. He can say the word "Golly" and have it be rife with unspoken meaning and depth.