A Patriot Returns Home Paralyzed and Disillusioned

By Mark Wilkerson

Follow the story of Tomas Young, a paralyzed veteran of the Iraq war, as he battles with his injuries and works to find himself back home in the United States.

Inside the Abortion Clinic

By Sallie Tisdale

Sallie Tisdale describes women from all walks of life as they pass through an abortion clinic.

What Does America Owe Its Citizens?

By Haki R. Madhubuti

Our national success was jumpstarted by the enslavement of African people. As a result, the economy of African American communities started later and with fewer resources, and this has been a difficult disparity to overcome.

“Good Enough” Bridges Aren’t Good Enough

By Henry Peroski

Bridges are built to specific standards of weight and length of use, but these specifics and the laws surrounding them need to be reconsidered as times change and traffic increases.


Napalm the Dog

By Howard Means

How a fabricated story stimulated sincere horror on the Kent State Campus.

On the Front Lines: The Firsthand Account of a Cold War Correspondent

By Melissa Burch

Follow Cold War correspondent Melissa Burch as she documents the conflict between the Soviet Union and the Mujahedeen.

Why “Black Lives Matter” Matters

By Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Racism in America is something that has persisted since the day this country began. And while there have been many outcries at the injustice, none has been so universally prevalent as Black Lives Matter.

Black Culture and History Matter

By Kirsten Mullen, from The American Prospect

It took 150 years after America officially abolished slavery to get a national museum on the black experience.

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