To boycott Rolling Stone‘s cover story is to say that we are unwilling, as a society, to cope with difficult questions.
If there’s one good thing to come out of the George Zimmerman verdict, it’s the acknowledgement of white privilege
In the end, “Stand your ground” played a small role in George Zimmerman’s acquittal, but it could pose a big risk to Trayvon Martin’s family if they pursue a civil trial
As the George Zimmerman verdict loomed, the author spent several days with 60 African-American boys and saw the sting of their lives being cheapened.
The jury did their job based on what they had. The tragedy is that what they had may have been based on a lie
Criminal trials are not very good at deciding whether a defendant is actually innocent — or whether racial profiling is a problem in our country
People are hoping for a Zimmerman conviction as a symbol of black grievance, and while that grievance is legitimate, that’s not justice
The press sometimes described his condition in great detail, and LIFE even published a picture of him in a wheelchair
The assumption that there will be violence if Zimmerman is acquitted runs counter to recent history
Leaders around the world, religious or otherwise, must leverage Ramadan to find peaceful solutions in Egypt and Syria
Judging by the reaction to a recent report that 148 women were sterilized illegally in California prisons, a little history lesson is in order
The new novel Tampa fuels our national anxiety about public education
A prominent evangelist and former security hawk explains why the U.S. government has gone too far in spying on its own people