A Dream that Calls us to Act

Have you ever sat in a public space and found yourself teary eyed given the emotional gravity of what you were witnessing? On January 15th 2015 I took my 11th grade American History students to see Selma, a recent blockbuster film that analyzes Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1964 campaign for voter’s rights in Selma, Alabama. Martin Luther King…

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Fifty-five year Journey to Civility

I am often far less upset when our government, regardless of party leadership, throws itself into a bold endeavor. Even when I disagree with said endeavor, because it or some later iteration has the potential to dramatically improve quality of life. An example that comes to mind is the bold move to legalize the practice of abortion, which was…

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