Yesterday we joined our country to remember the events of September 11, 2001. Bwog was impressed, inspired, and engaged by media coverage of the 10-year anniversary. If you missed yesterday’s headlines, here are a few pieces worth reading.
- New Yorkers visited a Bryant Park memorial featuring 2,573 vacant folding chairs—one for each life lost at the World Trade Center. [NYDN]
- A photo series depicting events of the decade following 9/11, both internationally and right here in New York City. [Atlantic]
- Columbia Professor Mark Lilla on what it means to “never forget.” [NYMag]
- The American Jewish response to the September 11 attacks, and how some parts still linger. [Tablet]
- How the anniversary was commemorated in different ways around the globe, from Germany to London to Russia. [NYT]
- A Barnard student takes a behind-the-scenes tour of the new Ground Zero memorial. [Spectator]
- After passengers refused to emerge from the bathroom, an American Airlines flight was escorted by fighter jets to land at JFK. [NBCNY]
- The events of September 11 affected every aspect of Americans’ lives, including our vocabularies. This encyclopedia addresses words and terms that have since adopted new meaning. [NYMag]
Stack of print journalism via Wikimedia Commons.