The National Football League’s national anthem demonstrations have proven, once again, that politics and sports are often inseparable. In 1936, Adolf Hitler saw the Olympic Games in Berlin as an opportunity to promote his ideals of racial supremacy. Rather than...

U.S. Missile Strike Reportedly Killed Children

When I learned that President Trump unilaterally ordered 59 missile strikes against the Al Shayrat Airfield in Syria, a quote by Mahatma Gandhi came to mind. “I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is...
Can America Live Up to Its Promise?

Can America Live Up to Its Promise?

President Trump and his advisers either purposely or accidentally fail to realize that this country is bound together by the principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. These principles apply to all people. To be American means that a person is shaped,...

Khizr Khan’s DNC Speech Addressed the Soul of a Nation

Although there were hundreds of speeches delivered at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, only one will be remembered past November. It was the one given by the parents of U.S. Army Captain Humayun Khan, who was killed in Iraq in 2004 when a car blew...