Certain moments in our nation's history have consistently opened the door for the least civil voices to enact evil through civil policy: think the institution of race-based U.S. slavery, the Indian removals, Jim Crow laws, legalized segregation, the federal protection of lynching mobs, and, don't forget, the Japanese internment camps, among others.
Echoes of Arizona: Illinois Congressional Candidate Stopped and Searched for Driving-While-Looking-Latino
Early Saturday evening, three friends and I headed out to Chicago for dinner at a favorite restaurant in our old neighborhood (Pilsen).
Listening the chatter defending
Bethlehem, West Bank. Evangelicals have never been keen on political protests. Especially the sort that includes rifles and grenades -- in the hands of your opponents.
My college girlfriends and I had considered Arizona as a spot for a 40th b-day bash, but I'm not sure we'd pass muster. We've all been questioned before.
The law signed today by Arizona Gov. Brewer is a social and racial sin, and should be denounced as such by people of faith and conscience across the nation.
On Tuesday, a group of local faith and community leaders, along with Jim Wallis and Noel Castella