When my oldest son, Jamin, was moving out of the toddler years, I started to have a difficult time hugging and kissing him.
"Listen to it loud!" That was the advice that came with a disc of the new film, I Bring What I Love, about Youssou N'Dour, a Senegalese singer who has worked for social justice in Africa.
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.
Congress is hard at work on historic energy and climate change legislation. The House of Representatives plans to vote on a bill in the next few weeks, with the Senate to follow in early fall.
One of the everyday things Vasco has enjoyed most since arriving in Chicago from Malawi five weeks ago is being able to go into the kitchen and pour a cool glass of crystal clear water, from the si
Raising one half-African son and one of mixed European descent posed both ordinary and unique parenting challenges for my husband and me.
We were in Masisi, a small town in the endless rolling green mountains of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
For the first time in my life, I have a garden.
"The Bible knows nothing about peace without justice," said that great prophet of joyful restorative justice, Desmond Tutu, when he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984.