What Circle of Hell?


Rev. Neil O’Farrell and the Darkest Horror of the Torture Report

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Why I Believe My Son’s Life is Safer if He Questions Authority

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Respect for authority is great, but blind obedience can leave a child open to all kinds of abuse.

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Remembering the Soldiers


Vaughn Granier on giving respect to those who give the “ultimate sacrifice”.

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Our Boys Are Now at Greater Risk Than Girls


Dottie Lamm on recognizing the real at-risk youth of today.

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The Luxury of Denial


Bill Walsh reflects on what he sees as one of the most pivotal events of our time period.


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America’s Persistent Struggle to Love Black Youth

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America doesn’t care about Black youth. If you don’t believe Dr. Darron T. Smith about this, just look at the disparity in the funding of public education.

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All My Heroes Are Monsters

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Curtis Cook still wants to be a comic, but now more than ever he wants to be a different man than so many of the male comics who came before him.

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The Lessons Bill Cosby is Teaching Us That We Don’t Want to Learn

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Lance Burson thinks it’s time Americans paid attention.

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Mia Love May Be Black, But She’s Also Red

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Dr. Darron T. Smith makes clear that even though a Black woman was elected to Congress, we are still far from a post-racial society.

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Why We Need to Address Transgender Issues

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Addressing transgender issues is important because they’re human issues, too.

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How Both Bill O’Reilly and Jon Stewart Got It Really Wrong on Asian Americans


Jenn Fang is sick and tired of Bill O’Reilly’s commitment to the Model Minority myth, and wishes Jon Stewart had challenged the FoxNews star more effectively, and with more nuance.

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Hey Shia LaBeouf, Method Acting Isn’t an Excuse to Act Like a Jerk


Chris Osterndorf wants to remind famous guys like Shia LaBeouf that being an actor doesn’t mean you should get away with treating people badly.

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That’s So Raven—On Keeping Whiteness at a High Premium


Billy Flood hopes someday Raven-Symoné will look in the mirror and be proud of the Black gay woman she is.

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