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What I Learned On September 11th

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 09.13.2016 | Politics
Bil Hitchcock

I learned something on that sad day on the 11th of September 15 years ago. During that time of turmoil, fear, sadness, and terror, no matter where we live in this wide country, we were collectively and suddenly New Yorkers. Everybody was on one side...the emotion and caring for the people of this horrific scene was to a person the same.

"I Lived Through 9/11" Club

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 09.14.2016 | New York
Galina Nemirovsky

Before 9/11, there was just a date on the calendar between the 10th and the 12th which never made me shudder. There was 9-1-1, but not 9/11. It's like...

What to Do About Saudi Arabia

Joseph Braude | Posted 09.11.2016 | World
Joseph Braude

American policymakers share a concern that the Saudi government, Saudi charities, and wealthy Saudi individuals continue to promote extremism around t...

Writings From September 13, 2001

Thea Halo | Posted 09.11.2016 | World
Thea Halo

I can only hope that in the days, weeks and months ahead, when more talk of war whips the country into a frenzy of revenge, we can all remember that John Donne's "every man," knows no country of origin, no ethnic, racial, or religious separation.

Lessons from 9/11

Byron Williams | Posted 09.11.2016 | Politics
Byron Williams

This year commemorates the crystal anniversary of the coordinated terrorist attacks known colloquially as 9/11. Sept. 11, 2001 made an unwarranted in...

Time-Lapse Photos Show How The Twin Towers Defined New York City

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.11.2016 | Arts

As the country marks the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a multisite photography exhibition looks at how the World Trade Cen...

Who Were You On 9/11?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 09.11.2016 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

On 9/11, virtually everyone I've spoken with was struck by that most human of instincts. Fight or Flight. Or there is one other -- Freeze. Almost no m...

'We're At War': Newly Released Notes Detail Bush's Response To 9/11 Aboard Air Force One

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.11.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 9 - The notes are handwritten on a legal pad and provide a verbatim account of the shock, pain and grim determination aboard Air For...

My 9/11 Walk Your Talk Pilgrimage

Donna Henes | Posted 09.10.2016 | New York
Donna Henes

When the planes flew into the Twin Towers, I was out of the country. It took me more than a week to be able to get past the sealed borders and return ...

In Memory Of September 11

Brittney Grimes | Posted 09.09.2016 | New York
Brittney Grimes

On that morning, I clearly remember where I was, what I was doing, and not believing what had just happened. I was 12 years old, young enough to question why, but old enough to understand.

9/11 Remembered, We Were the Lucky Ones

Lori Axler | Posted 09.09.2016 | New York
Lori Axler

I woke up at the crack of dawn to catch a 6:45 AM flight from New York City to Pittsburgh for a business meeting, kissed my fiancé Adam goodbye, and jumped into a black Town Car. Then everything changed.

Thine Alabaster Cities Gleam Undimmed by Human Tears

Michael Zucker | Posted 09.08.2016 | New York
Michael Zucker

-- Thoughts of a (Californian) New Yorker Upon Returning to his City After 9/11 -- "Why do you want to see it?" they asked. I was reminded of Bobby ...

Honoring a 9/11 Hero with a New Scholarship

Ken Budd | Posted 09.08.2016 | Impact
Ken Budd

Go ahead. I'll follow. Franco Lalama said those words to colleagues on the morning of September 11, 2001. He had led the evacuation of engineering of...

A Book of 9/11 Memorial Designs

J. Michael Welton | Posted 09.01.2016 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Back in 2003, Lester Levine and his wife entered the design competition for a memorial on the site of the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks. They didn'...

Savannah College of Art's Brilliantly "Built" Museum Exhibition

Bruce Helander | Posted 08.27.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia. Image courtesy of SCAD. Colleges of art that also administer a bona fide affiliated campus museum featuring a ...

Seed Sowing For A Beloved Nation And World Community

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

We are at another moment where we desperately need to see and hear strong faith voices for justice for children and to spread examples of interfaith, interracial, multi-ethnic communities rising together above all voices that threaten to divide us.

Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: On Father's Day-Since You've Been Gone

Shelly Peiken | Posted 06.13.2016 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

Dear Daddy, Since you've been gone the world has gone a little mad. I miss you so, but there are things I'm happy you didn't have to witness. In 200...

Al-Gebra: A Threat Worse Than ISIS

Todd R. Miller | Posted 05.16.2016 | Science
Todd R. Miller

On May 5, a passenger on American Airlines flight 3950 from Philadelphia to Syracuse noticed something strange about the olive-skinned, dark-haired ma...

Former 9/11 Commission Member Claims Evidence Of Saudi 'Support' For Hijackers

The Guardian | Paul Vale | Posted 05.12.2016 | World

A former Republican member of the 9/11 commission, breaking dramatically with the commission’s leaders, said Wednesday he believes there was clear e...

MY PASSOVER TRIP OF LOVE: THE ODYSSEY AND THE ECSTASY

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 05.02.2016 | Religion
Randee Mia Berman

We Jews have always been wanderers. Taking road trips. Traipsing, trekking, and schlepping. Forced to leave many places. As Tevye says in Fiddler ...

New York's 'It' Neighborhood: Battery Park

Andrea Poe | Posted 04.13.2016 | Travel
Andrea Poe

Energy is here, especially among young families, who have taken to the wide boulevards, open spaces, parks, mall-like shopping complexes, and sprawling suburban-sized health clubs. Life here is, well, simply easier than other places in the city.

One World Trade Center Insists It Didn't Mess Up Its Tribute To Brussels

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 03.31.2016 | World

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said One World Trade Center would display the colors of the Belgian flag on its spire Tuesday night as a show of solida...

Two Hours in Time on 9/11 with Phil Penman

Brad Hobbs | Posted 02.01.2016 | New York
Brad Hobbs

Phil Penman is a British photographer who has been living in New York for over 15 years. During his time in NYC Phil has photographed some iconic imag...

News Corp. Is Not Moving To The World Trade Center, After All

The New York Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 01.15.2016 | Media

21st Century Fox and News Corp. won’t be moving to the World Trade Center after all....

Remembering the 9/11 Story Beyond the Zadroga Bill

Dr. Benjamin J. Luft | Posted 01.15.2016 | Impact
Dr. Benjamin J. Luft

As our nation and the world wrestle with how acts of terrorism are insidiously impacting our way of life and grapple with how to shape the contours of...