Selma, Alabama, a touchstone in the civil rights movement, is frozen in
a way that confounds onlookers.
"The Constitution guarantees freedom of religion, not freedom from
religion," Senator Joseph Lieberman told a rapturous audience at a black
church a few Sundays ago, just after being chosen as
Judith Miller is a New York Times reporter much in evidence on
talk shows and seminars on the Middle East.
This is the story of Gato and Alex, two Salvadorans who as children became refugees from America's war in their homeland only to become rivals in America's gang war on the streets of Los Angeles.
A century ago, as America made clear its retreat from the egalitarian gains of Reconstruction, two powerful voices set out differing agendas for how black Americans should respond to the rise of
I was wandering around Harlem recently, late on a warm Sunday afternoon: I saw Dominican families chatting on stoops. I saw African-American families walking home from church.
In a presidential election year, few issues inspire more citizen anguish and less political substance than public education. This year is no exception.
How can we respond most effectively to right-wing assaults on the premises of public education?
Amy Wilkins: The way that you deal with th
I start to worry whenever the Wall Street Journal editorial page cites theliberalNewRepublic for support.
"This trial," said the plaintiff, David Irving, "is not really about what happened in the Holocaust." Opposing counsel agreed: "The essence of the case is Mr.