Books

Linotype operators of The Chicago Defender. Photo by Russell Lee. Source: US Library of Congress.
Arts & Culture Books
Elliott J. Gorn May 23, 2017
The Defender was an essential community institution that shaped black ideas, politics and social life.
Flushing, NY. Source: Raman Patel
Arts & Culture Books
Paul MosesMay 22, 2017
Paul Moses reviews "City of Gods: Religious Freedom, Immigration and Pluralism in Flushing, Queens" and "Irish-American Autobiography: The Divided Hearts of Athletes, Priests, Pilgrims, and More."
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Thomas J. Scirghi, S.J. reviews "Meeting God in the Upper Room" by Msgr. Peter J. Vaghi.
Yitzhak Rabin square in Tel Aviv, Israel
Arts & Culture Books
Kevin P. SpicerMay 17, 2017
The Israeli leader chose a path of peace and negotiation with the Palestinians.
The skulls of victims of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda are seen at the Kigali Memorial Center in Kigali, Rwanda, in this 2012 file photo (CNS photo/Dai Kurokawa, EPA).
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J. J. CarneyMay 17, 2017
Killing Others provides an erudite yet accessible introduction to the origins and causes of ethnic violence.
Arts & Culture Books
Tom CurranMay 09, 2017
MSNBC host Chris Hayes likes to refer to himself as a self-righteous, loud-mouthed pundit.