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Why is Eid celebrated twice a year and how has coronavirus...

Ken Chitwood, Concordia College New York Editor’s note: At sundown on July 30, Muslims all over the world celebrated one of the principal festivals, Eid...

Faith-based ‘violence interrupters’ stop gang shootings with promise of redemption for...

Deanna Wilkinson, The Ohio State University The July 4 weekend was one of the deadliest in recent U.S. history, with 160 people, including several small...

Zounds! What the fork are minced oaths? And why are we...

Kirk Hazen, West Virginia University What in tarnation is “tarnation?” Why do people in old books exclaim “zounds!” in moments of surprise? And what could...

Oklahoma is – and always has been – Native land

Dwanna L. McKay, Colorado College Some Oklahomans are expressing trepidation about the Supreme Court’s recent ruling that much of the eastern part of the state...

Northern Ireland’s police transformation may hold lessons for the US

Laura A. Weinstein, City University of New York and Donald Beaudette, Emory University As citizens and officials across the U.S. consider whether and how to...

Latest legal hurdle to removing Confederate statues in Virginia: The wishes...

Allison Anna Tait, University of Richmond A controversial statue of Robert E. Lee will remain in place in Richmond, the former capital of the American...

No justice, no peace: Why Catholic priests are kneeling with George...

Anna L. Peterson, University of Florida Two days after the Catholic bishop of El Paso, Mark Seitz, knelt with a dozen other priests in a...

How to be as safe as possible in your house of...

Claudia Finkelstein, Michigan State University The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released what it calls “general considerations” on safe actions for reopening houses...

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