December

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The revolutionary hope of Christmas

Nearly smothered beneath piles of gift catalogs, nearly drowned in a sea of  elevator-music Christmas carols, there burns a persistent secret flame.

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Ten powerful words in 2013

From "drought" to "gap" to "Madiba" to "affluenza": a year of powerful voices and mixed messages.

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One year after Newtown and I am still angry

One year ago we all were stunned by the horrific event at a little elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

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Remembering Mandela’s visit to Washington

Mandela was greeted by a standing ovation. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus erupted in cheers to welcome this great freedom fighter.

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Hail and farewell President Nelson Mandela

With the death of Nelson Mandela, an era has come to an end.