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Pacifist Bayard Rustin was behind the scenes of some of the biggest moments of the civil rights movement.
Treatises and theories on southern plight often neglect blacks, even as the threats of social backsliding and regression loom large.
"These stories are part of our shared history," the president said.
The time for silence and patience is long gone. Congressmen Lewis and his colleagues have vowed to keep going with their fight as soon as the House returns from its July 4th recess. We must stand with them as they continue to get into "good trouble."
I got involved in civil rights gradually. At the outset I simply cared deeply but didn't know very much about it. It became clear that it was one thing to be legitimately in favor of racial justice, yet quite another to take a controversial public stand on the issue.
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I hope, as we remember a young President, that we will renew our commitment to building with urgency and persistence a just America where every child is valued and enabled to achieve their God given potential regardless of the lottery of birth.
This Labor Day week, we take a look at a listing of nominees for best films, tv shows, and other artistic expressions in what are called the "2011 Workers' Voice Awards" from PopWork USA.
It is much less a credit to Harold Camping's marketing machine, much less a problem with the obsessive behavior of the media, and much more an indictment of the rest of us who seek to bring faith and life together in relevant ways.
In recent years, the South Carolina Democratic Party has dissolved into a quagmire funneling into a vortex of politics-as
If you are 50 or younger, you are among more than 111 million Americans who either were infants during the Civil Rights Movement or were born after it.
As I try to absorb and understand the killings and attempted assassination of a Congresswoman in Arizona, my mind flashes
After hours of speeches advocating against abortion, the group boarded a bus emblazoned with the words "Pro Life Freedom
This week as Nashville struggles to deal with ferocious floods -- that so far have taken 10 lives -- I am am reminded of the markers of time which are currently submerged in water.