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A terrible unity: Tyre Nichols cries out and the nation hearsElizabeth Scalia

"Mama!" "Mom!" "Ma!" The call, the voices -- they come like distant echoes, and always when I am least expecting it. Often, they resound through my memory in those shadowed minutes before sleep comes. "Mama!" ...

It is good to let the jeering skulls laugh Elizabeth Scalia

Like St. Teresa of Avila, I have a skull on my desk. Two, actually -- one plain and one riotously decorated in green and purple. I think they're funny; they remind me not to take myself, or the world, ...