We've been too busy celebrating the "shouting churches" to hear the voices of Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. DuBois, Carter G. Woodson, Howard Thurman, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., and Langston Hughes crying in the wilderness. They all longed for a better world and for a better church to serve it.
The night of the Trayvon Martin verdict, debates ensued all over the country. Read more on Upworthy
The Huffington Post has updated the original post on the matter with a prominent link to this page. Ryan said she received
While noting that "race is a part of everything" and that "racism still exists," Walsh urged to divert the country's focus
On Sunday, July 14, 2013, I preached at The Open Church, a radically inclusive congregation in Baltimore, wearing a grey hoodie, black jeans, and a purple baseball cap turned backwards.
Six days after George Zimmerman was found not guilty for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, President Obama spoke out
But in an unusually personal moment, he began talking about the broader context of the case and the need to better understand
"Few are guilty, but all are responsible" is not a principle that can be applied in a court of law. However, without a recognition of this prophetic call, much of the greater aspirations of our country remain out of reach.
Rather than condemn protesters, Cortt Dunlap, who owns Awaken Cafe in downtown Oakland, decided to use his storefront's broken
An Ivy League professor made headlines after penning a blog post saying the George Zimmerman verdict helps support the notion that the "American god" is a "white racist god."
Anthea Butler, Ivy League Professor, On George Zimmerman Verdict: 'American God' Is A 'White Racist'
"When the laws were never made for people who were considered, constitutionally, to be three-fifths of a person, I have to
The play on the spelling of America is, of course, a reference to the Ku Klux Klan, a move the church explained in a post