Twentieth Century

A June 15th conversation about race

Thursday June 17 at 11:00 a.m. Virtual event Juneteenth is the oldest celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. But the fight against institutionalized racism continues today. Join USC experts to discuss voting rights, criminal justice reform, and the ongoing struggle for freedom and justice for all. …

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What I learned: André De Shields

In my 52 years as a black performer the most common question casting directors ask me is, “can you sing and dance?” Well, yeah, because I grew up doo-woping under the streetlights in the pouring rain with my brothers, I went to house parties to learn the latest moves. I …

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Our Rich History: Retrospect and Vista II – Thomas More College / University, 1971-2021

By Raymond G. HébertSpecial at NKyTribune Part 1 of our series, “Retrospect and Vista II”: Thomas More College / University, 1971-2021. Thomas More University, which was previously called Villa Madonna College (1921-1968) and Thomas More College (1968-2018), will celebrate its centenary in the 2021-2022 academic year. Centennial celebratory events will …

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Nation of isolation – silos of America

Many have blamed social media for the social and political isolation that has virtually wiped out meaningful political speech. Instead of thoughtful discussions, our political lives largely consist of illogical and unhealthy political rhetoric punctuated by angry cries. While social media most certainly has a polarizing impact on politics in …

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Will Trump be held responsible this time?

It looks like former President Donald Trump was ready to go even further than we knew in his war on leaks. According to the New York Times, Department of Justice prosecutors obtained, via a subpoena from Apple, information about the accounts of at least two members of the House Intelligence …

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