Apartheid

Nontando Hadebe 8-18-2009
August is women's month in South Africa, with Woman's Day celebrated on August 9.
Now that the Cold War that was anything but cold in Africa is over; now that the CIA, as far as we know, no longer pays for the overthrow and murder of democratically elected leaders as it did with
Alan Bean 7-08-2009

What lessons do we take away from the Jena 6 story? Six young men won't be dragging a felony conviction into adult life. That's reason for rejoicing, but as this saga approaches its third birthday, it's fair to ask if we have learned anything.

Seth Naicker 6-02-2009
Homecoming is on my mind in this day and this hour.
Obery Hendricks 5-20-2009
Dick Cheney is a strange creature. For public consumption he is the cool, principled champion of the American people willing to take hard public stands on their behalf.
Nontando Hadebe 4-03-2009
It has been another week of high drama in South Africa and more mixed news from Zimbabwe. In South Africa three key issues have dominated public debate.
Seth Naicker 3-06-2009
I guess that people are on a journey when it comes to faith. Some admit to being on a journey, while there are those who state they have arrived.
Barby Zuniga Ward 2-26-2009
Most of my life I have been thinking about race and religion -- as a child when my family left my native Costa Rica to move to inner-city New Jersey, as a teenager struggling to develop my faith an
Seth Naicker 2-20-2009
Freedom is on my mind. In the case of South Africa, political freedom was achieved almost 15 years ago. It was a freedom from the heresy of Apartheid.
Brian McLaren 1-21-2009

I'm 52, and I've had a great first half-century of life (and am looking forward to the next). But this inaugural week I feel an extraordinary happiness. Younger people can understand it to a great degree, but I think many folks my age and older

Seth Naicker 11-21-2008
Since the historic election of Nov. 4, I have been part of discussions with college students and faith-based institutions that have experienced racial tension and intolerance on their campuses.
Nontando Hadebe 10-31-2008

"Wathinta abafazi, wathinta imbhokodo." (You touch a woman, you touch a rock.)

Graeme Codrington 3-21-2008

The Cost of War

I was conscripted into the South Africa military in the late 1980s. Still in my teens, I was shipped off to do two years of "service" for my country. This included not only military training, but also indoctrination about "the enemy." I was taught about the threat of communism, of the [...]

Robin Fillmore 5-01-2002

The film opens with a faint sound, a vibration that says something's coming, and so you listen very closely.

Joyce Hollyday 1-01-1998

"From now on, therefore, we regard no one from a human point of view....This is from God, who...has given us the ministry of reconciliation."— 2 Corinthians 5:16, 18

Jim Wallis 11-01-1988

The importance of "The House of Peace."  

With successive states of emergency, government crackdowns, massive detentions, uncontrolled police violence, the elimination of a free press, and the banishing of international media, South Africa has virtually become a military dictatorship and a terrorist state.

Joyce Hollyday 8-01-1988

Faces of South Africa

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