Brandon M. Terry

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Left Behind

The hottest topic in American politics today is religion, or perhaps more accurately, the role that religion should play in

Why Unite Against AIDS?

In each of our lives, there are moments that force us to rethink that which we have long imagined ourselves

A Tale of Two Kings

Thirty-seven years ago this month, Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis,

What Up, Gangsta?

“Clikkity clank…clikkity clank,” 50 Cent tauntingly raps on his new CD “The Massacre,” “the money goes into my piggy bank.”

Money and Morality, Humanity and Harvard

“It is not complex…it is not sophisticated. It is not intricate or undiscovered, secret or unknown. It is a clear

A Different Kind of Valentine's Day

I always had a love-hate relationship with Valentine’s Day. I was the kid in the elementary school class that never

A Promising Future?

I have never been George W. Bush’s biggest supporter, but unlike many of his more ardent detractors, I find there

What Reality? It’s All About Salary

Despite nearly 30 years of opportunity for serious reflection on hip-hop as a social and cultural phenomenon, there has been

Race and the Mass Incarceration Society

According to a 2002 U.S. Justice Department report, 6.7 million people in the U.S. were under “correctional supervision”—prison, jail, parole