Daily Archives : December 16, 2014

The View from the Cheap Seats: On Harlem Churches

At 10 AM on the Sunday after Thanksgiving, I attended service at Canaan Baptist Church of Christ, in Harlem. Arriving half an hour before the service began, it jarred me to find a line stretching down the block. I stood…

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Why The Redskins Controversy Should Finally Be Put to Bed

In comparison with the mantis shrimp, humans are hopelessly blinkered in their perception of color. This lowly crustacean lords over us with a perceptive capacity of sixteen whole colors compared to the puny three that we experience. This myopia may…

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Advice to the Newly Admitted

You have just received your admissions decision – you got in! Congratulations! Your hard work has paid off. Before you go on to be fully indulged in this exuberant feeling you are most likely experiencing at the moment, here are…

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