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Hartford Courant (September 11)

2018/ 09/ 11 by jd in Global News

“Once rubble, Now peace.” September 11, 2001 did not “break America’s spirit…. Walking the site where the World Trade Center once stood gives hope. There is peace in that place now…. There is an indomitable international spirit at this hallowed ground.” This should be “a lesson for terrorists who think that human bombs and heinous plots can undermine a free people.”

 

New York Times (September 10)

2018/ 09/ 11 by jd in Global News

“Rather than remain silent,” Serena Williams “insisted on being heard. Rather than contain herself, she used her rage for the countless women silenced by sexism and racism.” Accusing the chair umpire at the U.S. Open of sexism was Serena’s “gift to Naomi Osaka, and Women.” By protesting his calls, “she opened new possibilities of black womanhood.”

 

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