I loved the emotional Civil Rights movie, but it left out the real sounds of its story.
I’m grateful that my eight-year-old daughter is teaching me what it means to love beyond reason.
Our economy of low wages and corporate greed is not what God intends for human life.
RNS () — The United Methodist Church’s highest court gathers for its semiannual meeting in Baltimore on Wednesday, as the … Continued
From left, Lisa McNair, sister of 16th Street Baptist Church bombing victim Denise McNair, and Reps. Terri A. Sewell, Spencer … Continued
WASHINGTON — They were among the youngest martyrs of the civil rights movement, four young black girls — three 14-year-olds … Continued
WASHINGTON — Fifty years to the day after Martin Luther King Jr. knocked on the nation’s conscience with his dream, … Continued
WASHINGTON — Religion News Service asked participants in the 1963 March on Washington to reflect on their lasting memories of … Continued
They stood side by side in Mount Airy Baptist Church in Northwest Wednesday night, the aging Civil Rights leaders and … Continued
RNS () — For weeks leading up to the March on Washington, the Rev. Perry Smith urged his congregation to … Continued
Gay men and lesbians will be represented in the coalition of groups marching this weekend in commemoration of the 1963 … Continued
The little boy watched his mother’s madness and his father’s murder. An old white woman takes him from her cotton … Continued
WASHINGTON — Eugene Allen served eight presidents as a White House butler, and his legendary career is the inspiration for … Continued
Reuters photo The Obama administration has authorized stepped up drone attacks in Yemen that have pounded “suspected militants” in that … Continued
ATLANTA — The King Center is urging communities around the world to participate in a bell-ringing ceremony next month to … Continued
Aug. 22, 2011James “Plunky” Branch plays the soprano saxophone in silent tribute at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. Branch … Continued
Talk about the “wrath of God” kindles all sorts of images in the minds of contemporary Americans. Some immediately think … Continued
Same-sex marriage supporter Vin Testa of the District waves a rainbow flag in front of the Supreme Court.Bill O’Leary / … Continued
Racism remains a dark, durable — and seemingly intractable — element of the American personality. Predictably, the trial of George … Continued
The Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. (Andrew Harrer/BLOOMBERG ) For those of us in the faith community, this past … Continued