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On April 12, people around the world remembered one of the worst genocides in history. Yom Hashoah Ve-Hagevurah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, is not a federal holiday, but it is an important event that memorializes the ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

Professional sports have not always been friendly to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals, but change is coming. A football player who made it okay to be out and gay while playing in the NFL talks ab ...

Category: Equal Rights Social Equality

April is designated Arab American Heritage Month. Although many are familiar with Arab people in the entertainment industry, such as Hoda Kotb, Kathy Najimy and Shannon Elizabeth, there are many other Arab American women ...

Category: Freedom Politics

Some court decisions in Europe and the United States have given weight to claims of religious "freedom" for religious organizations. This allows these organizations to follow their principles and doctrines in employmen ...

Category: Freedom of Religion Citizens Rights freedom from religion

In 1988 President Ronald Reagan issued a letter of support for Youth Service America’s (YSA) “A Day in the Life of Youth Service” event. This year, YSA celebrates the 30th anniversary of Annual Global Y ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Morality

A cliché is defined as “a phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of original thought.” Some examples include “plenty of fish in the sea” or “think outside the box.&rdqu ...

Category: Religion Christianity

Last week, we discussed the honorary degree that Charlie Rose received from Sewanee: The University of the South. To recap, Charlie Rose was presented with the degree during the university’s commencement ceremony i ...

Category: Morality school

Many people among the religious and scholarly communities mourn the passing of scholar Marcus Borg, age 72, at his home in Oregon. Known for research and writings on the historical figure of Jesus, Professor Borg helped ...

Category: Religion

Last year, Charlie Rose was fired as a co-anchor on “CBS This Morning” after eight women accused him of sexual harassment. He issued an apology, stating, “I deeply apologize for my inappropriate behavio ...

Category: Morality

Most colleges have a formal method for revoking or rescinding an earned degree. It’s rare that a college will revoke a degree, but it happens. The University of Tokyo rescinded a doctorate degree of a Turkish natio ...

Category: Morality school