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How Media Covered A Heinous Attack On A Black Church 50 Years Ago

How Media Covered A Heinous Attack On A Black Church 50 Years Ago

Daniel Marans  06.18.2015
As Americans mourn Wednesday’s horrific shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, it's perhaps worth looking...
Why Do the Hateful Choose Our Houses of Worship?

Why Do the Hateful Choose Our Houses of Worship?

Rev. Emily C. Heath  06.18.2015
There's a reason the hateful choose houses of worship. It's because that's where so many of us put our hope. You can commit a hateful act...
We Must Rebuild God's Home By Saving Each Other's

We Must Rebuild God's Home By Saving Each Other's

Rabbi Menachem Creditor  06.18.2015
This massacre occurred on the very anniversary of a failed slave revolt, a rebellion that played a significant role in the African American...
Darkness Invades a Sanctuary -- But The Darkness Will Not Overcome It

Darkness Invades a Sanctuary -- But The Darkness Will Not Overcome It

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie  06.18.2015
To that small minority who see this crime against humanity as a victory: Know that God is with the people of Mother Emanuel. God is with...
South Carolina Governor Releases Strangely Obtuse Statement On Black Church Shooting

South Carolina Governor Releases Strangely Obtuse Statement On Black Church Shooting

Julia Craven  06.18.2015
An act of terrorism unfolded on American soil last night when nine people were killed by a gunman at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal...

Reflections on Violence

Taylor Dibbert  06.17.2015
Violence All Around by John Sifton is a thoughtful, well-written book that is made stronger through Sifton's personal anecdotes, as well...
Bombs Found At Boko Haram Camp Kill At Least 63 In Nigeria

Bombs Found At Boko Haram Camp Kill At Least 63 In Nigeria

AP  06.17.2015
BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — A large sack of home-made bombs discovered at an abandoned Boko Haram camp exploded, killing 63 people, witnesses...
Prosecutors: Man Charged In Shootout At Anti-Islam Event Wanted To Attack Super Bowl

Prosecutors: Man Charged In Shootout At Anti-Islam Event Wanted To Attack Super Bowl

AP  06.16.2015
PHOENIX (AP) — Calling him "off-the-charts dangerous," authorities outlined the evidence Tuesday against a Phoenix man who they say helped...

It's on Us to Stop Americans From Joining ISIS

Wardah Khalid  06.12.2015
News of the latest American arrested for attempting to join ISIS in Syria hit extremely close to home for me. 20 year old Asher Abid Khan,...
Ted Cruz Cherry-Picks Terrorism Comments

Ted Cruz Cherry-Picks Terrorism Comments

FactCheck.org  06.12.2015
The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Sen. Ted Cruz has criticized President Obama and the White House for not mentioning...

How Do Afghans Debate Terrorism?

Nushin Arbabzadah  06.10.2015
At the level of opinion leaders whose views trickle through the social media, Afghans' debates on terrorism reveal a strong ethnic prejudice....

Is it Time for Fast Track Atheist Security Checks at Airports?

Zoltan Istvan  06.10.2015
I can't help but wonder if I really have to wait in hour-plus lines since no atheist--so far as I can discover--has ever been accused of...
Pieces of Afghan Peace

Pieces of Afghan Peace

Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam  06. 9.2015
Contrary to the principle of reconciliation, during the last decade the government's efforts have not resembled negotiations, but an offer...