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Sarah Gordon: Acta Sanctorum

Aldhelm danced like a clown in the public square,
to win hearts, then souls, he said, and we love him
for that impish joy, that easy surrender

November 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Abby Zimet: What We Do With Our History

Emmett Till gets a new memorial. “The fact that it’s bulletproof,” noted one relative, “speaks volumes.”

October 24, 2019 · 1 Comment

Kathleen O’Toole: Among the Martyrs

Jimmy Lee Jackson was 26, on February 18th 1965, when a state trooper slammed him against the cigarette machine in a dark café where he and the other voting rights … Continue reading

January 21, 2019 · 1 Comment

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