Danny Duncan Collum, author of the novel White Boy, teaches writing at Kentucky State University in Frankfort.
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What's at Stake... and What Isn't
A reader's guide to the presidential election.
Under the Rainbow
Jesse Jackson sought to call together a rainbow coalition.
Last Things Last
For many of us, "eschatology" is one of those fancy words that theologians toss around.
Reagan's Election Crusade
The ostentatiously "religious" nature of Reagan's re-election campaign has been a surprise.
A Matter of Idolatry
The confrontation between the U.S. and the Soviet Union has become more tense.
A Fate Undeserved
The result of the siege of Tripoli was the same as it had been in Beirut.
A Tottering Structure of Lies
The invasion of Grenada finally gave the Reagan administration what it has been yearning for.
Breaking Through Propaganda Barricades
By now the shooting down of Korean Airlines flight 007 has receded from the headlines.
To the Brink
The threat of first-strike nuclear weaponry in Europe.
A Day for Beginnings
The bus trip to downtown Washington often causes me to think of Martin Luther King, Jr.
The main product of most church conferences is a flood of documents.
Ambassador of Darkness
Henry Kissinger has probably inflicted more suffering than any public official in U.S. history.
Replaying the Tragedy
For many of us the thought of Vietnam brings back intense and painful memories.
Smoke Screens and Window Shades
When former President Jimmy Carter first proposed the MX missile system in 1979, it consisted of 200 missiles with ten warheads each that would be shuttled among several hundred shelters along a huge racetrack in the Utah desert.
Thank God for the Catholic Worker
On May 1, 1933, in the depths of the Great Depression, the first copies of the Catholic Worker were sold (for a penny a copy, of course) at a May Day demonstration in Lower Manhattan's Union Square.
The Muddle with Middle East Policy
The 97th Congress ended the last days of 1982 with an absurd flurry of filibusters, marathon sessions, and last-minute deal-making.
What Kind of Country?
In this issue of Sojourners, we have reprinted Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1967 speech "Beyond Vietnam" and Vincent Harding's reflections on its significance today.
Prophet Of Hope For The Sick And Tired
We present Fannie Lou Hamer's story as a simple reminder that God's light of love and justice shines in the midst of the most terrible darkness.
Stepping Out Into Freedom
The life of Fannie Lou Hamer.
Our state religion.