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The Shifting Cultural Role of Clothes

The Shifting Cultural Role of Clothes

Every society has its traditional clothing and almost every society has moved radically away from these traditions in recent times. Nevertheless, clothes play a significant cultural role in creating a sense of belonging, unity and collective identity.

A 1963 Novel Offers Lessons on Racism

The Stone Face Today

In a personal essay, terrorism and security reporter Tam Hussein considers his own run-ins with the police and the public, through the lens of William Gardner Smith’s classic 1963 novel “The Stone Face.”