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.
The nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court of the United States by President Barack Obama has electrified the Latino community in America.
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.
When Robert Greenwald, founder and president of Brave New Films -- an organization that uses new media and