You might think it happens when we all know the same words. Of course, it starts with that shared text. But it's easy to mumble through the same tune without thinking much about the words or their meaning.
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"More than" might be the best phrase for reflecting on Juneteenth. These weeks between Juneteenth and July 4, our Civic Season, urge us to reflect on the distance between our principles and practices. When we make this a habit of mind, we engage the potential of the American people.
Last week marks another moment when all our magazine covers and front pages went black. Most articles included a familiar question, "Will anything change this time?"
The first stories of the Internet celebrated online forums for public deliberation. We would all learn from one another, and "citizen journalists" would shape innovation in the news.
Thousands of answers, and you could be one. That’s the superpower of being undecided or, at least, holding that position as part of the decision-making process. You remain open to seeing what’s possible.