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  • Zimmerman Juror Raises Race Questions

    More so than her words about George Zimmerman getting away with murder, I was taken aback at the sight of Juror B-29. "She's black," I said to my daughter. Indeed, Juror B-29 could be any one of my four daughters, my sister, my mother, my aunts...
  • Feminism Isn't Over For Young People

    Considering that gender equality still doesn't exist, why isn't the women's movement more visible and why aren't more young people identifying as feminists? Are all the women out there OK with the status quo? I have read and heard all sorts of things...
  • Judging The Users Of A Racist Word

    If George Zimmerman had uttered what Paula Deen 'fessed up to saying, the verdict in his trial for the killing of Trayvon Martin would be a foregone conclusion. He'd be guilty as sin. "Nigger" is that powerful. "Nigger" is the word that has left...
  • Lucky Me at Yale's Off Broadway Theatre through June 9

    There are just a few more performances of Lucky Me at the Off Broadway Theater (down the path behind Toad’s Place on York Street). Sachi Parker performes a one-woman show describing what it’s like to have been the daughter of Shirley MacLaine....
  • Withholding Homicide Photos Wrong Choice

    It was a lot to suggest –- that Newtown parents voluntarily show the gruesome pictures of their slaughtered children. But several weeks after Newtown, I suggested it as one way to ensure that the Newtown killings made an indelible mark on the...
  • Obama Accountable For Troubling Questions

    Not since the killing of Trayvon Martin has the nation heard the president speak as long and directly about blacks and his experience as a black man as he did at Morehouse College's commencement ceremony last weekend. At Morehouse, he referred to...
  • Sandy Hook Pictures Would Change Debate

    "The mutilated face of the victim was left untouched by morticians at the mother's request. She said she wanted 'all the world' to witness the atrocity." Jet Magazine, Sept. 15, 1955, on the open-casket funeral of 14-year-old Emmett Till. The wounds...
  • America Must Focus On Curbing All Guns

    Like the addict who dies of a potent overdose, the other addicts want some of that. So it is with gun sales after a mass shooting. They rise before the dead are even buried. Mass shootings are like one killer ad — and gun lovers want some of what'...
  • A Silent Culture of Acceptance Surrounds the Use of ADHD Drugs on Campuses

    A Silent Culture of Acceptance Surrounds the Use of ADHD Drugs on Campuses
    Roughly one in three college seniors nationwide has taken illegally obtained prescription amphetamines. And they don't feel bad about it. That's according to the Center on Young Adult Health and Development, a research institute at the University of...
  • Enjoying Each Moment With My Daughters

    On the day after the Newtown massacre, my two youngest daughters and I rode a horse-drawn carriage around the New Haven Green. We had seen it as we drove past the big Christmas tree and from their car seats in the back they had said, "Can we ride?" "We'...
  • Mary Sherlach Would Have Known How To Comfort Newtown

    Mary Sherlach Would Have Known How To Comfort Newtown
    Weeks before Christmas, Mary Sherlach had already transformed her Trumbull home into the picture of holiday cheer. The red-and-green plaid tablecloth was in place. And there were candles and centerpieces on the tables and wreaths on the door and...
  • Victoria Soto Was Prepared For Last, Selfless Lesson

    Victoria Soto Was Prepared For Last, Selfless Lesson
    Professor Leslie Ricklin noticed it early on. Victoria Soto was different than the other teacher candidates in Ricklin's social-studies methods course at Eastern Connecticut State University. It wasn't Vicki Leigh Soto's boundless energy or even the...