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Life in the Urban Core

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The New Normal

“It’s almost impossible to hold officers accountable, barring incredible circumstances. The public just accepts that this is what police had to do.” …

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These Stories Matter

For the past few weeks, I have been struggling to come up with the right thing to say about Tamir Rice, Eric …

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The Joy of The Servant Song

During my senior year of college, we sang “The Servant Song” at every Thursday 5:05pm Mass. So it was very special to …

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Stealing Moments

Dress after dress after dress. Purples and blues and long and short and satin and tulle. When I was in high school, …