A gorilla is shot and killed after a 3-year-old boy falls into the Cincinnati Zoo’s gorilla enclosure. Harambe’s death is a tragedy, but enough with the moral outrage directed at the boy’s parents.
Linda K. Wertheimer
Linda K. Wertheimer is the author of “Faith Ed., Teaching About Religion In An Age of Intolerance.” She is a former education editor of The Boston Globe.
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GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz urges stepped up vigilance in so-called “Muslim neighborhoods,” and a Twitter hashtag conveying indignation, humor and humanity is born.
How do we make up for the education most of us never had about other religions?
A random killing in the West Bank hits painfully close to home.
If a company is going to insist that its holiday cup has a ‘…purity of design that welcomes all of our stories,’ maybe they should try something else.
We hear the story of a 14-year-old Muslim boy arrested for bringing his homemade clock to his Texas high school, and we want to think, ‘That’s just Texas.’ If only that were true.