The Heart of Sacred Choral Music
Konstantin N. Rega / Life / Music

The Heart of Sacred Choral Music

As a music lover, you don’t have to be religious to to feel the closeness of something bigger than one’s self. Music is something that that brings people together. It is a force to solidify and unite, a force that is beautiful and strange that births new experiences in our ears. Continue reading

My Father’s Ashes & The Smoldering Cigar | Nolcha Fox
Archives / Contributors / Life / Nolcha Fox / Pt. 10

My Father’s Ashes & The Smoldering Cigar | Nolcha Fox

The man who loved the women in his life more than his children has been abandoned by those women, and now he will spend eternity with his daughter. I’m certain this isn’t what he planned at all. Continue reading

Let Us Remember Coretta Scott King & Her Children | Jeremy Nathan Marks
Archives / Contributors / Essays, Feminism, & Academia / Jeremy Nathan Marks / Politics / Pt. 10

Let Us Remember Coretta Scott King & Her Children | Jeremy Nathan Marks

It is well that we recall the challenges that Mrs. King faced in the days and weeks,
months and years following her husband’s murder. Far too often historians, journalists, and filmmakers ignore the unpaid labour of women and mothers that keeps households solvent and which enables the work of social change. Continue reading

Let the Myth of Exceptionalism Die | Jeremy Nathan Marks
Archives / Contributors / Jeremy Nathan Marks / Politics / Pt. 10

Let the Myth of Exceptionalism Die | Jeremy Nathan Marks

Exceptional is as Exceptional does. If the United States deserves plaudits it is for its Declaration of Independence and Bill of Rights. The U.S. Government should live up to these documents. Let the myth of American exceptionalism die. Then, perhaps, Americans can begin to tell a more truthful story about ourselves, our relations with one another, our neighbors, and the world. Continue reading