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The Complex History of ‘In God We Trust’

The place of “In God We Trust,” and similar invocations of God in national life reflect a particular view of the United States, not a universally accepted “American way.”

Method vs. Message: How Sports Can Start a Movement

Kaepernick and LeBron helped set a stake in the ground, declaring to athletes across all sports that their platforms could be used for more than fun and games.

Martin Luther King’s Words Still Inspire Nearly 50 Years After his Death

More than a half-century later, in a world full of contentious politics, one of King’s memorable quotes remains relevant. It’s from his book “Strength to Love,” first published in 1963.

Trust and Truth Under Trump: Americans are in a Quandary

Interviews across the polarized country as well as polling from Trump’s first year suggest people seek out various outlets of information, including Trump’s Twitter account, and trust none in particular.

Trump Presidency is at Odds with Martin Luther King’s Legacy

The first Martin Luther King Jr. holiday of Donald Trump’s presidency is taking place amid a racial firestorm of Trump’s own making.

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