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Sojourners in the News

The Times-Picayune (New Orleans) 10/21/2014
It's been my observation, I told her, that many white individuals feel duty bound to defend whiteness.
Capital Commentary 10/20/2014
Learning more about these complex and harmful past policies, whose implications reverberate in the present, will make us better neighbors, better...
Atlanta Blackstar 10/19/2014
The Rev. Jim Wallis is sending a powerful “wake-up call” to white Christians who are refusing to fight back against a “racialized police system.”
Deseret News 10/18/2014
Tension between protesters and police officers boiled over again this week in Ferguson, Missouri. Dozens of people were arrested, including prominent...
Black Like Moi 10/17/2014
Rev. Jim Wallis, who is a Christian writer and political activist and also founded Sojourners, marched with fellow clergy during Ferguson October’s...
Time Magazine (online) 10/15/2014
Ferguson must be a moral wake-up call to white parents, not just another warning to black parents.
Huffington Post 10/15/2014
Twenty of us were arrested in Ferguson yesterday for an act of repentance.
Huffington Post Live 10/14/2014
President and founder of Sojourners Rev. Jim Wallis is calling for all Christians to take action to prevent a repeat of Ferguson.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 10/14/2014
Clergy advanced on South Florissant Road determined to force one question on a community of officers: Will you repent?
Huffington Post 10/14/2014
Clergy members were at the front lines in Ferguson during mass protests on Monday that rocked a city still haunted by the fatal police shooting of...
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 10/13/2014
At the end of the FergusonOctober weekend that drew thousands of protesters to events across the area, some local activists are wondering where they...
Christian Post 10/11/2014
Sojourners President and Founder Jim Wallis, one of several faith leaders who are heading to Ferguson, Missouri this weekend to march for justice, is...
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 10/10/2014
A march to St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch’s office today will kick off days of marches, rallies and civil disobedience...
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 10/10/2014
The Rev. Jim Wallis, founder of the Christian magazine Sojourners and a spiritual adviser to President Barack Obama, will be one of the key speakers...
Huffington Post 10/10/2014
In the past few months, the world has witnessed the worst outbreak of Ebola since the disease was first identified in 1976 --- it has already claimed...
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 10/10/2014
In the following Q&A, Wallis talks about how faith played a role in his coming to St. Louis and how his past involvement in the civil rights era...
The Ed Show 10/10/2014
Interfaith leaders organized a mass meeting to foster a dialogue within the Ferguson community in the wake of yet another shooting.
St. Louis American 10/09/2014
People from across the country will converge on Ferguson for a Weekend of Resistance, October 10-13, to demand justice for Michael Brown.
Huffington Post 10/09/2014
Clergy have been in the midst of the struggle in Ferguson, MO since protests broke out following the shooting of Michael Brown.
The Huntsville Times 10/07/2014
"We have a system of justice in this country that treats you much better if you're rich and guilty than if you're poor and innocent,...