Since World War Two, guilt and shame have defined Germany's international role. Why does the world still cling to the idea of "bad" Germans?
Three events defined 1989 in NYC: the Central Park jogger attack, the murder of Yusef Hawkins, and the election of the city's first (and only) black mayor.
Revolutions — be they political, social, technological, or cultural — swept the world in 1989. From the fall of the Berlin Wall to the protests at Tiananmen Square; from the deaths of Ayatollah Khomeini and Emperor Hirohito to the birth of the world wide web and launch of GPS. Twenty-five years later, we look back at the impact of 1989, and the modern era it created.
A notorious South African police leader wants to wash the feet of a black man he once tried to kill. Is he trying to wash his hands in the process?
Opening the door for long-term change could require the U.S. to hold its nose.
If poverty literally changes the structure of the brain, how can impoverished kids ever catch up to their peers?