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Why This White Man Loved And Now Grieves For Mohammad Ali

George Peknik | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics
George Peknik

"Mohammad Ali taught us life is best when we build bridges between people, not walls." --Billy Crystal So I am a white male who grew up in a Chicago ...

As a Jew, Here's Why I Cannot Fear My Muslim Brothers and Sisters

Larry Dvoskin | Posted 06.14.2016 | Politics
Larry Dvoskin

I had relatives who died in the concentration camps of WWII Germany. And as a younger Jewish man I moved to Munich, Germany. I met a musician who's ...

Talking Honestly About Ali Can Honor His Racial Legacy

David Campt | Posted 06.08.2016 | Black Voices
David Campt

Co-authored by Dr. Lora-ellen McKinney While we are grieving Muhammad Ali's death, we should reflect back on his undoubtedly positive role in bridgin...

Who Is More American Than Donald Trump?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Without absorbing that the Constitution is the foundation of the United States, it is pointless to claim to be an American, except perhaps by coincidence of birth.

Requiem for a Light Heavyweight and a Remission for Boxing

Francis Levy | Posted 05.17.2015 | Sports
Francis Levy

Despite the fact that the promoter Al Haymon is bringing boxing back to primetime TV, boxing has become a moribund sport.

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Francis Levy | Posted 02.04.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

here's an inner circle that hangs over all our lives, an inner sanctum to which we will never gain admittance. Of course the oedipal chamber, where the primal scene is enacted is the inner circle which all children are excluded from.

Tales of Pan Am: You Just Can't Make These Stories Up

Helen Davey | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
Helen Davey

During Pan Am's fabled 64 years of operation, thousands of stories have emerged and, as I can attest to, Pan Am-er's still love telling them. I know I do.

Religion Cause for War?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

If organized religion is not exclusively responsible for war, nonetheless, it is fair to ask does it justify our loyalty at least for preventing conflict and killing? More fundamentally, does organized religion tip the scales for peace over war? 

The Greatest -- Muhammad Ali -- Turns 70

Peter Dreier | Posted 03.18.2012 | Sports
Peter Dreier

Muhammad Ali's fame, his sacrifice, and his lifetime commitment to peace and human rights is unequaled in the sports world.

America Beyond Compare?

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

Why does everything American have to be better than everything else? Candidates for public office constantly embarrass themselves by insisting that Americans are the best.

Obama's Rope A Dope

Deannie Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deannie Mills

Obama has taken many body blows during this campaign, first from Hillary Clinton and now from John McCain. But now he's got a cash fortune and major grassroots support still building for the final rounds.