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Five Myths About Muslims and Mental Illness

By Haroon Moghul Ever notice how, when a disturbed young Muslim commits an act of violence, it’s immediately blamed on his religion—but when a disturbed white and non-Muslim man commits an act of viol

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Religion Biography and Memoir Haroon Moghul How to Be a Muslim

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Where Do We Go from Here” Turns 50

This month, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community? turns fifty.  King’s acute analysis of American race relations couldn’t be more prophetic. Written in 1967, in i

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History American Society Now More Than Ever Race and Ethnicity in America Martin Luther King, Jr. Where Do We Go From Here?

The Price of Glitter

By Rev. Elizabeth M. Edman People are going about their business with big, black smudges on their foreheads. My queer lens kicks in: “They’ve come out of the closet—as Christian.” Then the lightbulb m

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Religion Queer Perspectives Reverend Elizabeth M. Edman Queer Virtue

Massachusetts Can Lead Our Democracy into the Twenty-First Century

By Adam Eichen For the last nine months, we have assessed the state of our democracy. In our search, we confirmed the now seemingly intuitive notion that Americans across the country are upset, for th

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History activism Politics and Current Events Now More Than Ever Adam Eichen Daring Democracy

Lessons I Learned from Loving Beyond the Color Line in My Interracial Friendship

By Perpetua Charles This year marks the fortieth anniversary of the court decision in Loving v. Virginia that struck down anti-miscegenation laws across the United States. Thanks to this ruling, peopl

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History American Society Race and Ethnicity in America Biography and Memoir Loving Sheryll Cashin