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Leroy Barber 6-22-2009

I attended a majority white high school in the late '70s and since that time my life has been one cross-cultural bowl of spaghetti. It tastes good but is really messy, sometimes sauce all over your shirt.

Jim Wallis 6-11-2009
Words have consequences. In the past few weeks, we have seen just how dire those consequences can be.
Raising one half-African son and one of mixed European descent posed both ordinary and unique parenting challenges for my husband and me.
Barbara Grady 5-27-2009
Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri, has been dividing rich and poor, black and white, jobless and employed in this city since the days of Jim Crow when it was a legal line of segregation.
Seth Naicker 5-19-2009
In this hour, amongst everything else that is on my mind, I am mindful of the 19th of May, 2009, marking the birthday of a mystic activist and voice of justice.
"What do you mean by 'just one'? I'm not choosing just one!" I told my wife on the phone.
Jim Wallis 5-05-2009
In 1965, in a last minute move, the American Football League switched its All-Star game from New Orleans to Houston.
Andrew Wilkes 4-22-2009

A false balance is an abomination to the LORD, but an accurate weight is his delight. (Proverbs 11:1)

Edward Gilbreath 4-22-2009
This week's issue of Newsweek features a compelling article about the evolution of race relations at Princeton University ("
There is much to be disturbed about in the recent revelation of the Bush administration torture memos.
Alan Bean 4-14-2009
No one is saying that Ted Stevens didn't lie about unreported contributions. But the government has to play by the rules even when the defendant is guilty.
Edward Gilbreath 4-14-2009
"Is colorblindness or multiculturalism better for minorities?" I missed http://newsblogs.chicagotribune.com/race/2009/03/is-colorblindness-or-mu...
Jim Wallis 4-09-2009
Last week, before the budget vote, I talked with several senators on the phone as they were about to cast their vote. The ones I spoke to were friends, and I told them that I was praying for them.
Edward Gilbreath 4-07-2009
Well, March Madness is now over.
Ruth Hawley-Lowry 4-06-2009

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.

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.

Logan Isaac 3-27-2009
Last month, legislators in Hawaii introduced House Bill 444 (HB 444), which would provide rights and privileges to same-
Edward Gilbreath 3-10-2009
An article in the Chicago Tribune caught my attention this week.
Cathleen Falsani 2-27-2009

The first three screenings of Tyler Perry's new film, Madea Goes to Jail, that I tried to go to last week were sold out. When I finally did get a ticket, I had one of the last single seats in the suburban theater where the 103-minute "dramedy" was playing on two screens simultaneously.

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

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