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It wasn’t long before people discovered the final horrors of letting an urchin into Parliament.

– Bernadette Devlin (1947 – )

WRITING

Amid calls for tolerance, let's not forget the Jews

There’s a popular school of thought in America that anti-Semitism no longer exists.

People assume that because the Holocaust was so long ago, that because Jews have held prominent government positions, and because calls for religious tolerance are becoming more and more frequent, that the battle against anti-Semitism has long been won. 642 more words

Social Commentary

"Get Out" plays with the horror of race relations

“Get Out” opens with a terror no black person wants to see: a car leisurely rolling up behind you on darkened street, in a predominantly white suburb. 484 more words

Film

Beating the hour.

Black headed gulls flock glide whirl and soar

in winter plumage without black caps confuse

and from the river bridge the town clock

marks time and beats the hour on this day.

Celestial Cages

Countless stars were born

and died to create the cages

we live our whole lives in.

Sometimes the bars stretch

or shrink,

or blacken with bruises, … 162 more words

Poem