The Legacy of the Enola Gay

75 years ago today, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. This, along with the dropping of a second atomic bomb on Nagasaki three days later led to the end of deadliest conflict in human history, and ushered the world into the nuclear age. The devastation is beyond comprehension. As many as […]

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Viola Liuzzo: Unknown Martyr

Viola Liuzzo: she died in the pursuit of justice, equality, and voting rights for others. Her story should be known.   With the recent passing of the great John Lewis, much has been made of the 1965 marches in Selma, Alabama, and the attacks of “Bloody Sunday.” It is right that we give this event […]

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Pushing Through the Mountain

On what would have been his 90th birthday, I find myself reflecting upon my last visit to the Martin Luther King Memorial in Washington D.C. a few years ago.   The monument, the man, and the Movement are too often misunderstood. The monument fittingly shows him to emerge from a mountain. The mountain represents the […]

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