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A photo of a uniquely American racist act dominates the news, but my photo is an act of equality
He told the story of being in the second grade during a class on the American presidents when he stood up and announced ... day and tell him that what Shannon had said in class was true. But for years ... read more
A Philadelphia Museum Is Hosting What's Believed To Be The Only Surviving Powder Horn From A Black Colonial Soldier
The Museum of the American Revolution may have an extraordinary ... Americans and our basic humanity,” she said. Her words ring true for historical artifacts related to African Americans. read more
Rob Dyrdek Has A Special Message For A 'True American Hero'
Pittsburgh police SWAT Officer Timothy Matson was seriously injured in the line of duty at the Tree of Life synagogue on October 27. After months in the hospital, he is home -- and Ridiculousness host ... read more
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What Is a True American?
The following essay was first given as a lecture at the conference “The Unmaking of Americans” at Bard College in 2014. It was later published in HA: The Journal of the Hannah Arendt Center, vol.3 (20... read more
McCain is a true American hero
When I heard about Senator John McCain’s death, my first thought was of his horrific ordeal as a POW, and how presidential candidate Donald Trump had denigrated McCain’s heroism. McCain is a true Amer... read more
Move Over Whiskey, Rum Is The True American Spirit And It’s Poised For A Big Comeback
The last ten years have been all about whiskey. The aged spirit made a roaring comeback thanks, in large part, to Matthew Weiner’s hit series Mad Men. Distilleries have popped up all over the nation a... read more
Glenbrook Dodge American flag is a true Fort Wayne landmark
A couple years ago an older man walked in Glenbrook Dodge’s front door and placed three dollar bills on the receptionist’s desk. “I want to help toward the maintenance of the flag,” the man said. Than... read more
LETTERS: Sen. John McCain is a true American hero
I’m a Democrat. Always have been. Over the years, I often found myself at odds with Sen. John McCain, but I always respected him. One can only imagine what it was like to be a prisoner in the jungles ... read more
Netflix satirizes itself with 'American Vandal,' a mockumentary about true-crime obsession and shows like 'Making a Murderer'
I didn't count how many times the word d--k is said in Netflix's new original series "American Vandal," but it's a lot. The documentary-style series — which debuts on Netflix Friday — satirizes the se... read more
John Lewis Is a True American Profile in Courage
High from his gilded throne room in midtown Manhattan — like Zeus from Mt. Olympus — Donald Trump has been hurling tweeted spitballs at Rep. John Lewis of Georgia. He’s a man of “no action,” typed Tru... read more
Is American Vandal Real? Is the Netflix Show a True Story?
Is American Vandal a true story? There are a couple of things you should know right out of the gate about American Vandal, the two-season original series on Netflix that has a lot of people talking (S... read more