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“Education is the civil rights of our generation.” -Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

“Education is the civil rights of our generation.” -Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

A new wave of off-the-beaten-path food tours has cropped up in Queens, taking adventurous eaters throughout the borough’s less-traveled neighborhoods

A new wave of off-the-beaten-path food tours has cropped up in Queens, taking adventurous eaters throughout the borough’s less-traveled neighborhoods

"More inmates are held in solitary confinement here than in any other democratic nation."

"More inmates are held in solitary confinement here than in any other democratic nation."

A journalist's son's obsession with a movie he's never seen. "It’s just further proof that marketing can create a mythology as elemental as Mother Goose...and it’s a handy way for them to work out ideas of right and wrong."

A journalist's son's obsession with a movie he's never seen. "It’s just further proof that marketing can create a mythology as elemental as Mother Goose...and it’s a handy way for them to work out ideas of right and wrong."

Ms. Ramanathan and her husband, Ramesh, along with Sridar Iyengar, set out to change nickel-and-dime bribery in August 2010 when they started ipaidabribe.com, a site that collects anonymous reports of bribes paid, bribes requested but not paid and requests that were expected but not forthcoming

Ms. Ramanathan and her husband, Ramesh, along with Sridar Iyengar, set out to change nickel-and-dime bribery in August 2010 when they started ipaidabribe.com, a site that collects anonymous reports of bribes paid, bribes requested but not paid and requests that were expected but not forthcoming

"Fifty Shades of Grey" ... "Yes, this is THE book everyone is talking about."  Yay for "Mommy Porn"?

"Fifty Shades of Grey" ... "Yes, this is THE book everyone is talking about." Yay for "Mommy Porn"?

"In one blurb Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. had spoken to my innermost hopes and dreams of wanting to write at the level of a Toni Morrison, and he told me it was possible. He told me I should take my work seriously even if no one else did, even if my book’s cover, which featured a sexy black woman clad in a red dress, made the book look like it might belong in that popular genre of the racy urban novel." -Sophfronia Scott

"In one blurb Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. had spoken to my innermost hopes and dreams of wanting to write at the level of a Toni Morrison, and he told me it was possible. He told me I should take my work seriously even if no one else did, even if my book’s cover, which featured a sexy black woman clad in a red dress, made the book look like it might belong in that popular genre of the racy urban novel." -Sophfronia Scott

Sainthood discussed..."Without much vetting, even some fictional characters became saints, including St. Christopher, who for centuries was revered as the patron saint of travelers. In 1969, the Catholic Church removed his saint day from its calendar because it couldn’t prove he ever existed."

Sainthood discussed..."Without much vetting, even some fictional characters became saints, including St. Christopher, who for centuries was revered as the patron saint of travelers. In 1969, the Catholic Church removed his saint day from its calendar because it couldn’t prove he ever existed."

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