Byline: By ROBERT AZZI

On Election Day 1920, “A white mob massacred some sixty black people in Ocoee, Florida … burning black homes and businesses to the ground, lynching...

I felt very unsafe this week. I didn’t feel unsafe in 2001 when the Indian Parliament was attacked by terrorists belonging to Pakistan-backed...

‘Remember,” I was recently cautioned, “it’s a holiday season – write less about darkness, more about light.”I’ll write about light. I’ll write that...

As Christian or Muslim I’ve always loved the Christmas tradition – especially strong in New England – of placing a single candle in each window of...

Not long ago a Seacoast resident, dismissing the plight of the poor and vulnerable, wrote: “There will always be rich and poor in our society. … We...

“If we do not have the capacity to distinguish what’s true from what’s false,” former president Barack Obama recently told the Atlantic’s Jeffrey...

In Shakespeare’s Richard III, the king, after losing his horse, wanders the battlefield wallowing in mud killing all he encounters, all the while...

‘Pity the nation that is full of beliefs and empty of religion,” Lebanese-American Kahlil Gibran wrote in 1933 in The Garden of he Prophet. “Pity...

On Tuesday I wrote an Election Day letter to my granddaughter, telling her: “I want you to live in a world of trust, and I want you to know, little...

On Nov. 11, 2016, Eddie Glaude Jr., chair of Princeton University’s Department of African-American Studies, appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe and...

It’s crunch time. With barely more than a week remaining to the 2020 presidential election, America is moving inexorably toward a day of reckoning,...

Robert Azzi: A void of empathy

10/17/20

This week I wanted to write about Pope Francis’ encyclical, “Fratelli Tutti,” (“Brothers All,”) in which he writes: “Every brother or sister in...

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