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In Auburn, Alabama, two all-white fraternities wore blackface and Ku Klux Klan robes to Halloween parties; some even simulated a lynching. Both frats have been suspended.
Where's Mel? Lethal Weapon movie star and death penalty abolitionist Danny Glover, below, addressed students at Princeton University last fall.
Cows for Peace
Heifer International came up with a unique solution to a sticky problem. In the 1997 Albanian civil war, more than 500,000 weapons were stolen from military depots.
The Families That Roared
Did you see the recent Essence article about Dorothy Gaines? Or the Mademoiselle piece on Kellie Mann? Both women were convicted of minor nonviolent drug offenses.
Down on the Farm
Need a controlled biblical experience? Check out the new "plaguedomes." With a quick swish of your wrist you can stir up a ravenous horde of locusts.
If These Walls Could Talk
Karmen is an animated building whose mission is to harbor peace within her dilapidated walls.
Did You Hear?
The "Words Can Heal" campaign, recently launched by Rabbi Chaim Feld, teaches positive communication skills and aims to stop hurtful speech.
In Good Times and in Bad
While its sometimes hard for corporate giants to do the right thing, networking powerhouse Cisco Systems is taking the lead in good times and in bad.
How About Your Backyard?
After years of sustained international protests against live-fire training exercises on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques, the U.S. Navy is looking elsewhere to play its war games.
Aftershocks of the Attacks
"It’s heartbreaking to see how quickly this happened and how much people are already hurting," says Rev. Alexia Salvatierra
God Talk. Time magazine has named Stanley Hauerwas, a United Methodist professor at Duke University in North Carolina, "America’s Best Theologian."
How much does "free" trade REALLY cost?
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) turns 8 in January 2002. Congress is now considering a hemispheric expansion in the form of the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas.
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Born out of the experience of a New York State Labor-Religion Coalition delegation to Mexico, Border Witness: Youth Confront NAFTA chronicles the experience of New Yor
Recently, Turkish TV launched the hottest new program in virtual voyeurism: Who can survive on the countrys minimum wage?
Heads or Tails…
Tennessee, Hawaii, and Utah are the only states that have no legalized gambling or lotteries.