“Americans are at a crossroads. We must choose to stand up for what’s right.”
“I wanted to be true to myself and live according to the law, and I have.”
Our commentator is happy about what the city has asked of her. She wants others in the region to recognize it’s asking things of them too.
All her life, commentator Naomi Shulman had been warned by foreign-born relatives not to think America was immune from becoming an authoritarian state.
Our commentator hopes her daughter will love Chinese traditions.
An art historian says there are unique truths to be extracted from the visual record.
“These full-throated, powerful few are at every game,” says our commentator, a sports parent in Northampton, Mass.
In the last few years, towns around New England have passed and enforced laws meant to keep people who are homeless moving away from certain neighborhoods and businesses.
Our commentator is one of many people anxiously waiting to see what’s next.
America’s greatest literary recluse continues to beckon us.
An obscenity scholar ponders what to do when his six-year-old begins exploring the mystery of using profanities.
Individual reactions to the results of the presidential election have been varied. For commentator and author Martha Ackmann, it meant reaching to her bookshelf.
A mother’s greatest lesson to her daughter came one night, when she put herself and citizenship above the family, if only for one meal.
Our commentator says she somehow must assure her kids that, “regardless of the outcome on Election Day, they are not pariahs in their own land.”
Our commentator recently returned to the Jersey shore, where his family been sailing for six generations. He made some surprising connections to family and place.