February 1985

Cover Story

An interview with Desmond Tutu.
The movement to end U.S. support of South African injustice.
A sermon of thanksgiving.
A reply to the minister of law and order.


Rev. Walter Fauntroy, D.C.'s delegate to Congress, arrested at the South African embassy.
When asked to be a clown at a community gathering, I was ambivalent.
For some time we've suspected Sojourners has been under surveillance.
Twenty years ago this month, Malcolm X was assassinated.
The Shenandoah National Park was a perfect place for an end-of-the-year, personal retreat.


My father at eighteen or so / a waiter on the Mississippi ...