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Desecrating Maya Angelou’s funeral

Desecrating Maya Angelou’s funeral

Jun. 15 | When news circulated that the notorious Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas, was planning to protest the “home-going” service of our nation’s most beloved citizen, poet, author, civil rights activist, and sister-sage to us all, Dr. Maya...

The Matthew Shepard we don’t know

The Matthew Shepard we don’t know

Oct. 30 |               There are numerous hagiographies on the Matthew Shepard murder. Twenty years after Shepard’s murder, they’re being challenged. Are we ready for the tale investigative journalist Stephen Jimenez,...

Matthew Shepard and Trayvon Martin:  bigotry knows no boundaries

Matthew Shepard and Trayvon Martin: bigotry knows no boundaries

Jul. 24 |     The nation is once again divided along the fault line of race. In a perceived 2013 post-racial society, William Faulkner’s prophetic quote of the last century — ”The past is never dead. It’s not even past” — has come back...
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