The Common Good

Otis Moss III

Blog Posts by Otis Moss III

Posted by Otis Moss III 5 days 7 hours ago
Years ago as a child growing up in Cleveland, Ohio, I was befriended by a wonderful family around the corner from my home. The patriarch of the family, Edward Blunt Sr., was a hard-working executive...
Posted by Otis Moss III 35 weeks 3 days ago
As America began to gear up for its incredibly wasteful (more than $40 trillion since 1972) and utterly futile “War on Drugs,” there were three critical federal actions that contributed to our...
Posted by Otis Moss III 1 year 3 weeks ago
Biblical themes have been used throughout history to share the universal struggle of humanity; temptation, rebellion, coming of age, the degradation of the moral compass, courage in the face of...
Posted by Otis Moss III 1 year 27 weeks ago
Since the production of The Birth of a Nation, Hollywood has lived with the mythic world imagined by artists who view the lives of people of color as footnotes and props. From Gone With The...

Articles by Otis Moss III

U.S. cinema has been an enforcer of our racialized imagination -- but that’s changing.

The heart of our faith calls us to attack poverty, the "cruel thief of dreams."