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Patriotism Embraces Nonviolence in the NFL

It’s time—no, it’s way overdue—to pay tribute to people of color in the United States for their self-restraint  in response to centuries of violent racist resistance to their pursuit of democracy. If we are going to accept the Miriam Webster definition … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace


In these troubled times, I appreciate more than ever the spiritual Amazing Grace, especially the first stanza: Amazing grace how sweet the sound That saved a wretch like me. I once was lost but now I’m found. Was blind but now … Continue reading

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