Historian Peniel Joseph says criticism of the film Selma as historically inaccurate is misguided, and that the movie correctly portrays African-Americans as the drivers of the civil rights movement. Kelvin Ma/Peniel Joseph hide caption

itoggle caption Kelvin Ma/Peniel Joseph

The Yale football team in an undated photo. Commentator Frank Deford finds it curious that a sport as brutal as football became popular among the academic elite. AP hide caption

itoggle caption AP

Peter Ormerod argues that parents shouldn't force their children to write thank-you cards — it's an exercise in insincerity, he says, and there are better ways to promote gratitude. Diego Cervo/iStockphoto hide caption

itoggle caption Diego Cervo/iStockphoto

Anti-government demonstrators celebrated in Tahrir Square upon hearing the news of the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Feb. 11, 2011. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

itoggle caption John Moore/Getty Images

Megiddëh Goldston (left) with Heidi Hameed (right) and her husband, Raphael, at StoryCorps in Colorado Springs, Colo. Raphael holds photos of his son, Ish — short for Ishaq — who was killed in July when he was struck by a car driven by Megiddëh's sister. StoryCorps hide caption

itoggle caption StoryCorps