I love my fellow citizens who have taken to the street against President Obama and his plans for health-care reform.
Brian McLaren 09-08-2009
I believe our nation works best with robust and civic dialogue and civil debate.
Ruth Hawley-Lowry 08-28-2009

Forty-six years ago, on Aug. 28, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood and gave the "I Have a Dream" speech [full video below]. And even this sentence reveals one of the fundamental struggles that continues in our nation.

Jim Wallis 07-29-2009
I have been away for the last couple of weeks, first for a family wedding and reunion on a lake in northern Michigan, and then at the Chautauqua conference center in rural New York state.
Ryan Beiler 07-28-2009
Audio of the 911 call that brought Sgt. James Crowley to the home of Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Here we go again.
Brian McLaren 07-27-2009
I think President Obama was right to soften the tone of his statement the other day on the Gates arre
Melvin Bray 07-24-2009
There are only a handful of widely, cross-culturally known black intellectuals in this country-Maya Angelou, Cornel West, Michael Eric Dyson, Julianne Malveaux, and maybe a few others.
Allison Johnson 07-23-2009
While watching Barack Obama's health care press conference last night, I wasn't surprised when he took a question regarding the arrest and subsequent media uproar surrounding his good friend, Henry
Bart Campolo 07-17-2009
Recently a bunch of people e-mailed me the same New York Times column, which cited a variety of scientific research s
Jim Wallis 07-16-2009
Earlier this year, Jim Wallis sat down with Tavis Smiley to talk about his role in public media of raising issues and asking questions that others are not.
He was taken before the authorities and subjected to abuse and beatings. No one arose to defend his case with the integrity it deserved.
Jim Wallis 06-11-2009
The time has come for comprehensive immigration reform. After several failed attempts in past years, the president has promised it and the White House is showing a clear commitment to it.
Jim Wallis 06-09-2009
Every so often, I will begin the week with a post about something that I believe deserves further reflection and comment from the God's Politics community.
Edward Gilbreath 04-22-2009
This week's issue of Newsweek features a compelling article about the evolution of race relations at Princeton University ("
Ruth Hawley-Lowry 04-06-2009

Last year Naomi Tutu and I met on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to keep vigil on the 40th anniversary of the martyrdom of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Friends joined us from around the country. We asked the visitors gathered there: "What keeps us from living the Dream?" Most folks spoke of fear. Some spoke of ignorance.

Eugene Cho 04-03-2009

One of my heroes is Frederick Douglass. I have a list of folks whose stuff I regularly read on and read about, and Frederick Douglass is one of them. Words in today's world have grown to be an interesting sensation. I believe in the power of words via teaching, preaching, blogging, writing, etc.

Matt Newell-Ching 04-01-2009

WASHINGTON-A new report issued this week from the Pew Research Center finds that no one really cares anymore when Vice President Joe Biden says something completely insane.

John Hope Franklin lived through most of the twentieth century. He was a gentle man, a scholar, an activist, and a truth-teller. He studied history and he helped to make it.