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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.

Third College In Vermont Divests From Fossil Fuels

AP | Posted 03.15.2015 | Green

PLAINFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Goddard College says it has completed its divestment from fossil fuel company investments, making it the third coll...

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....

Jailed Cop Killer Invited To Speak At College, Prison Chief Is Outraged

AP | Posted 10.01.2014 | College

FRACKVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A man serving life in prison for the killing of a Philadelphia police officer in 1981 has been selected as a commencement spea...

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.