Voices

Keara Hanlon is an O'Hare Fellow at America. She is a graduate of Boston College, where she majored in Communication and minored in Marketing and American Studies. 

Ed Sheeran performs at the 23th NRJ Music Awards ceremony in Cannes, in the south of France, Nov. 20, 2021. (Sipa via AP Images)
Arts & CultureMusic
Keara Hanlon
No matter how far he has risen in fame, Ed Sheeran has stayed true to himself.
Netflix
Arts & CultureTelevision
Jim McDermottKeara Hanlon
Red light, green light, 123: Two of America’s writers consider the Netflix juggernaut.
Arts & CultureTelevision
Keara Hanlon
Creators Taika Waititi and Sterlin Harjo deliver a show with impressive emotional range that achieves an honest portrayal of the hardships that many Indigenous communities face.
FaithFaith in Focus
Keara Hanlon
I live with chronic pain, and often it seems like no one really understands what this means. Having chronic pain, especially as a young person, can often feel lonely and isolating.
Arts & CultureCulture
Doug GirardotKeara HanlonSarah Vincent
Or at least trying to.
FaithDispatches
Keara Hanlon
Parishioners at St. Peter's carry a heightened awareness of the tragedy that took place nearby, and for some the grief remains so palpable 20 years later that they are still unable to speak about it.