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An Afghan man falls from a cargo plane heading for Qatar. A sparrow’s nest falls from a walnut tree next to the creek.

Another Afghan falls from the C-17. A teenager the whole world mourns because the media made him human. Zaki Anwari was a real person. This young man…

Convicted Killer Derek Chauvin Isn’t the Only Problem. We Need More than One Solution.

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It shouldn’t have taken America ten hours of jury deliberation, 14 days of trial, and 45 witnesses to unanimously decide whether or not to convict a murderer of murder.

And Americans shouldn’t be debating with any seriousness whether a Black woman’s words are more dangerous than a white man’s violence…

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Anthropologist Margaret Mead famously said a healed femur bone was the first evidence of human civilization. Not mere existence, but civilized society. That excavated bone — the proof that someone somewhere had healed an injured member of their tribe, helped them survive while they couldn’t contribute to the whole, would…

Heather M. Edwards

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